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St. Petersburg Metro Bombing Was a Message for Putin

My deepest condolences to the city of St. Petersburg and all victims of the Sennaya Ploschad Station Metro Bombing!

The most important thing to understand is that this is NOT a coincidence! The immediate ‘verdict’ on the Internet and SM has been that’s it’s ISIS. But let’s look at the facts!

The facts are a stubborn thing. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that Putin – Lukashenko St. Petersburg meeting and St. Pete Metro bombing are two links of the same chain!

And here’s the chain in question:

1. An ISIS terrorist would stick out like sore thumb in St. Petersburg. But ukro-nazis or SBU operatives from Kiev or Western Ukraine would blend right in. SBU is Ukraine intelligence, which has been trained, supervised and financed by CIA since at least 2014.

Since Putin has outplayed the Kiev junta on so many fronts, it is a lot more plausible that this is what happened. And it hits so much closer to home.

2. Multiple terror plots and subversive groups from Ukraine have been neutralized in Russia, including Crimea, Moscow and other regions, in 2016 and 2017.

One terror act unfortunately succeeded: the downing of TU-154 near Sochi, when all on board died, including 68 artists from the famed Alexandrov Red Army Choir and famous humanitarian Dr. Liza.

Certainly, there is also an escalation of Islamist terror activity in Chechnya and N. Caucasus. However, all of these events are related.

Related to the Russian terror plots are also the killings of LDPR commanders and leaders in 2016-17.

3. Russian ‘anti-corruption’ protests headed by Navalny took place just a week ago, the previous Sunday. One day prior to that, on Saturday, similar protests, with very similar slogans, took place in Belarus. Although organizers (often hidden) pretended that it was all spontaneous and unrelated to each other, there are very clear signs of coordination across borders. No doubt Russian and Belorussian protests were coordinated.

What is interesting is the incredibly high level of sophistication in the protests organization. The grounds were prepared for at least months prior. Lukashenko’s mistakes were skillfully used in Belarus. In Russia the dislike of PM Medvedev was equally skillfully used. The story of his supposed billions and Tuscany vineyards was invented and made into a documentary by Navalny, making sure it went viral on social media. Social media was in a very sophisticated way used to appeal to the young crowd and to entice young people to come out by the promise of big bucks and mischief with no repercussions.

To organize all this someone had to work for at least months, possibly longer. Most importantly, someone had to shell out quite a bit of cash, because protests and color revolutions don’t come cheap.

Participants of the Russian protests, very young people, some of whom were barely 16-17 years of age, were caught on camera (video was posted on YT) sharing how they must make sure they get arrested during the Sunday protest because those who get arrested will get $10 thousand Euros, plus legal help and possible trips to the West.

Other young delinquents were caught on camera having this dialogue:

‘Coming tomorrow to the protest?’

‘What’s it about?’

‘No idea, but it’s an opportunity to beat up cops.’

Who promised them this kind of payday for causing trouble? The usual suspects: Soros, Clinton Foundation, CIA. I would also include here UK, Poland, Germany and Brussels/EU. In what configuration – that’s a separate discussion. It’s roughly the same entities who have financed other color revolutions and mayhem globally.

The name of ex-oligarch Khodorkovsky has also surfaced in connection with the organization of these ‘protests’ (see this post’s comment section for intel from Nemo!). Khodorkovsky, of course, is a long-standing client of the CIA. I have followed Khodorkovsky for a long time, and as many of you know, he served as prototype for the character of the oligarch Konukovsky in my novel THE EARTH SHIFTER. As I see it, Khodorkovsky lately also became a client of the CIA’s secret EU leg: the German intelligence (let’s be honest, that’s what the German intelligence has turned into).

4. Recent Eurovision scandal was supposed to be a humiliation for Russia, but it backfired. Kiev banned Russian participant Yulia Samoylova’s entry into the country, thus illegally banning her from participation in the Kiev Eurovision 2017. The scandal took a humiliating turn against Kiev: in response contest organizers threatened to ban Ukrainian participant from the contest taking place on her native soil, and possibly even moving the contest to another country.

Recent killing of ex-Russian Duma Deputy Voronenkov in Kiev is a provocation also directly related to all other events described here.

Read about both: Lada Ray on ex-Russian Duma Deputy Voronenkov Murder in Kiev & Ukraine Eurovision Scandal

5. During 2016-2017 in Russia we have seen a large number of terror groups – some related to IS and Islamist terror cells and others related to Kiev – being apprehended. These are shown on Russian news almost weekly. Many terror acts were prevented. All in all, the actions of FSB have so far proven effective.

6. In the run-up to Belarus protests multiple terror plots and various wannabe terrorists were apprehended in Minsk and on the border. One of the attempted terror plots was almost bizarre: a Jeep carrying ingredients to mak explosives tried to break through the border from Ukrainian side. The Jeep was chased by law enforcement, but it managed to get pretty deep into Belorussian territory before most people inside were apprehended. One person managed to escape. How dangerous was the one who escaped? Were the others just patsies, meant to divert attention, while the only important person went free? What kind of explosives escaped with him and what was his ultimate destination?

The border between Russia and Belarus is very transparent. Recently Lukashenko announced a visa-free regime for 80 countries, without coordinating with Russia. This silly decision was a big part of the recent spat between Russia and Belarus.

Clearly, Belarus isn’t a high-profile target, but its value is in it being an inside track into Russia. Between Russia and Belarus there is no border; therefore, it is very easy for a determined terrorist group to infiltrate through Belarus.

7. Lukashenko blinks: Belarus has become a weak link in Eurasian stability and security system when Lukashenko recently initiated a conflict with Russia regarding power and gas pricing and sought to blackmail Russia by suggesting Belarus would re-orient towards the West and Middle East, distancing itself from Russia.

My diagnosis is that it’s largely a bluff by the starved for attention Lukashenko, who wants preferential treatment and who wants to milk Russia as much as possible. There is also a significant economic component in Lukashenko’s outburst: Belarus is cash poor and debt ridden and in need of a postponement of debt repayment. All this, coupled with the worsening economic situation and approaching elections makes Lukashenko nervous. After all, the so-called ‘Belorussian miracle’ was achieved on the account of Russia sharing practically free gas and other privileges with Belarus. Recently Russia began demanding that Lukashenko pays for at least some of the gas.

At the same time, I do not see Belarus drifting towards Ukraine scenario and Kiev-style Maidan any time soon, as I explained and predicted in ESR1: IS PUTIN PART OF NWO? (WITH BONUS: LUKASHENKO’S BLUFF).

Regarding Lukashenko: his act gets old and tiring. He will paint himself into a corner soon. His days as president may be numbered. But the geo-chess master acts on his own time and when no one is expecting it. Putin’s move will come, but only when he’s ready.

More predictions on the future of Belarus and Lukashenko in my future book, THE PUTIN ENIGMA.

8. Russian Presidential Election cycle has begun. Everything that’s happening is a rehearsal and preparation in order to see if Russia can be destabilized enough to prevent Putin’s re-election. But they know it’s a very tall order. Therefore, the goal is at least to bring him into the next term as weakened as possible, with maximum number of discontented citizens. If Russia and Putin blink (which won’t happen) they also hope to begin a real color revolution and civil war in Russia, turn one half of the population against another, like in Ukraine, and destroy everything that has been re-built between 2000 and now. But as I said, this won’t happen.

This is a very old tried-and-true technique of divide and conquer, character assassination and sabotage. It was previously reserved for Russia, the arch-enemy of the West, and those countries the West wanted to subdue. But today, we are experiencing the Great Earth Shift when the old matrix is dissolving and the shoots of the new are trying to get through the concrete.

Today this technique is used just as much in the West by the same neo-liberal globalist cabal against those who do not toe the agenda. Examples are anti-globalists such as Trump in the US and French presidential candidates Marine Le Pen and François Fillon, who are being openly sabotaged. More in EARTH SHIFT REPORT 16: US ELECTIONS & WHAT WILL HAPPEN AFTER.

WHY PUTIN – LUKASHENKO MEETING IN ST. PETERSBURG COINCIDED WITH METRO BOMBING:

Putin meets with Lukashenko in St. Petersburg, 4/3/17:

By provoking multiple loud public scandals with Russia regarding gas and oil pricing, diminished oil quotas, loan repayments and open border dispute Lukashenko and his advisors were banking on the fact that Russia already has a huge problem with Ukraine. Therefore, they reasoned, Russia would not risk escalating this argument with Belarus, fearing a loss of an important partner. This calculation was naive at best, which was quickly demonstrated by the following events. Life promptly showed Lukashenko what happens when Russia withdraws support.

To be sure, both Russia and Belarus lose when they argue. The problem is Belarus and Lukashenko personally lose a lot more.

A similar scenario occurred to Turkey and Erdogan after the downing of the Russian Su-24 and Russia’s subsequent withdrawal of Erdogan’s support and all business with Turkey. Within the short several months, this weakened Turkey to such degree that Erdogan almost lost his life in the military coup and much of the Turkish economy dried up. For detailed analysis and predictions read ESR 13: ERDOGAN’S WAR.

Having gone too far in his spat with Russia, and also having made some serious mistakes internally, Lukashenko now has seen how shaky his position would be without the support of Russia. After Putin and Medvedev’s cold shoulder, after Belarus protests and a threat of being expelled from Eurasian Union, he had to quickly backtrack, humble down and sit down to talk with Putin.

The meeting place: St. Petersburg. The meeting time: Monday, April 3, 2017.

It is clear to me that a great deal of manipulation has gone into convincing Lukashenko to act as a provocateur in Russian-Belorussian relations. Also, a great deal of effort and international coordination went into organizing the aforementioned Russian and Belorussian protests. Much of YouTube, Twitter and various other SM outlets were deeply involved.

Specifically in Russia the average age of participants is highly suspect. What comes to mind when a crowd of 16-17 years-olds marches through Moscow center, stopping traffic and picking fights with cops, while chanting, ‘Putin (or Medvedev), where is our money?’ (This was an actual slogan of the Russian protests, as seen on TV. Others were even more silly and bizarre, some reminding painfully of the Kiev coup and Ukrainian Euro-Maidan.)

‘Putin (or Medvedev), where is our money?’ Greed is a determining factor. Whose money are they really after? Who really pays?

Make no mistake, no matter who sits in the White House or calls the shots in the EU, billions continue being spent on subverting the vulnerable among the young generations of Russians and Belarussians. After all, it seems to have worked in Ukraine; they hope it’ll work in Russia and Belarus.

These billions are being spent by the same parties as before, and in this regard, absolutely nothing has changed. These are same sources that subverted Ukraine, and that attempted unsuccessful color revolutions in Armenia and Kazakhstan. (See ESR9: ATTACK ON KAZAKHSTAN & Armenia).

This is pre-election year in Belarus. More importantly, this is pre-election year in Russia. The activation of destabilization attempts will continue.

The original grand plan, conceived many years ago, but implemented throughout the 90’s and 2000’s was to break apart Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. Part of the plant pertaining to Ukraine nearly succeeded due to Kiev Maidan.

But it proved much harder to break up Russia and Belarus. Yet even this could have succeeded due to Lukashenko’s mistakes. After Lukashenko’s public tantrum and threats to turn away from Russia towards the West, it was assumed that the breakup was underway. And it would have been, if not for Putin.

The attempt to break apart Russia and Belarus has a clear ultimate goal to weaken and disorient The Great Balancer. Russia, The Great Balancer, is presently rebalancing the severely lopsided world towards a better balance between physical/material/personal/self-serving energy on one hand and spiritual/collective/service-to-others energy on another. This is an attempt to stop this rebalancing, or at the very least, to slow it down.

Who benefits? Very simply: the collective West, the old neo-liberal globalist bankster, pero-dollar dominated system that made the West at large rich at the expense of others. To be sure, there are many new and healthy shoots in the West. They will eventually come through and bear fruit, but for now the old is still stronger.

Belarus is playing a very important role in the work of The Great Balancer; it is a part of the Great Balancer structure. Russia is weaker without Belarus, but Belarus cannot survive without Russia.

Has Lukashenko finally got it? After all elaborate and sophisticated preparations, after all indications that a rift between Russia and Belarus is taking place, suddenly, Lukashenko backpedals and Putin meets him in St. Petersburg. They announce that energy and border control disputes are being successfully resolved.

The terror act preceding or coinciding with this kind of meeting signifies a warning. This is a message for Putin, and by association, for Lukashenko. It is a threat issued to Russia, Belarus, and their leaders.

Make no mistake, a response will follow.

Incidentally, during the St. Pete meeting Putin said an interesting thing: Russia and Belarus are preparing a unified energy grid. This ultimately means that the two countries are getting closer, NOT further apart. This is the beginning of Putin’s response.

The game is afoot.

High level security in #Moscow Metro after #StPetersburg attack 

Putin lays flowers at the site of St Pete Metro Bombing

St Pete attack is more sophisticated than usual

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READ  EARTH SHIFT REPORT 17

 

LADA RAY REPORT: End of Olympics? Plot to Remove Russia from #RioOlympics

Bad things happen when good people are silent – or indifferent!

Why should you pay close attention to what is happening in global sports and Olympics, even if you are indifferent to them? Because just like anywhere else, if you look the other way, they’ll sneak in NWO before you know it!

The modern Olympics movement was started in the end of 19th century by the French Pierre de Coubertin. Russia is presently rebalancing the severely tilted to the West world, which has become utterly imbalanced, with an unfair advantage assigned to the West, at the expense of the rest of the globe. It is fitting that an era of the West will end in the disbanding or slow dying of the Western initiative of the modern Olympics.

This FREE LADA RAY’S INVESTIGATIVE  REPORT

includes some damning evidence, Lada’s bold predictions & recommendations:

  1. A summary of facts in the anti-Russia hybrid war in sports
  2. NTV bomb from the horse’s mouth: proof of US/EU/WADA/USADA/IAAF collusion
  3. Lada’s complete geopolitical Earth Shift analysis: real reasons for the Russian Rio ban
  4. Lada’s recommendation: what steps Russia should take to reformat the corrupt global sport & Olympics

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Anti-Russia Hybrid War in Sports! Fact summary: Russian athletes’ Rio ban + Meldonium scandal

I wrote about this issue in 2015 and I warned of this outcome in:

I won’t repeat the facts and analytics from the previous two reports. Please read them for the completeness of your understanding. There are many new facts and revelations taking place since 2015. Let’s discuss newest developments.

Russian team ban from Rio Olympics 

Russia lost it’s Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) appeal on Thursday, 7/21, against an Olympic ban on its track-and-field athletes. Russians were holding their breath for the decision, still hoping for some justice from the ‘democratic’ European court. The court located in Switzerland, had some wishy-washy closing words to say: on one hand the appeal cannot be granted because the IAAF (Intl Athletic Federation) ruling is within its rules; on the other hand – how strange that IAAF and WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) waited till June to come out with allegations and issue the ban, thus leaving no time for ‘clean’ athletes to appeal before the start of Rio Olympics on August 5, 2016. The ban was upheld, nevertheless.

But it gets worse: Russia faces a potential blanket Rio 2016 ban after losing appeal against IAAF ruling on track-and-field athletes. The total number of the Russian athletes who were supposed to participate in Rio was 400 before the ban.

The entire Russian track-and-field team, except 1 – about 68 athletes in total – were banned from Rio Olympics participation, including many who never failed a drug test in their life. Why did they single out one random athlete to allow her participation in Rio? Because this one single person is chosen to put a rift within the team and underscore further just ‘how corrupt the entire team is.’

WADA/IAAF/US also tried to seduce some of the athletes to participate in Rio not under the Russian flag, but under a neutral IOC banner, basically denouncing their country. This was a clear provocation designed to create suspicion and rift within Russian society and sports community. There were no takers among track-and-field team. I guarantee if there were any takers, such athletes would have been immediately allowed to compete in Rio.

It has to be mentioned that for most athletes being at the games is a once in a lifetime opportunity and the psychological trauma of being denied that chance can break one’s life. Therefore, giving them a choice to participate at the expense of betraying their country constitutes an especially exquisite torture.

This ban includes 2-time Olympic and 7-time world champion, multiple-time world-record holder Yelena Isinbayeva. Isinbayeva, named more than once World Athlete of the Year and widely known to never take any drugs, recently came back from maternity leave in order to train hard for participation in her last Olympics. Isinbayeva is one of the best known names in the contemporary sport and she was the spokesperson for the Russian team during the CAS appeal.

Yelena Isinbayeva has been very outspoken about the injustice of the IAAF/WADA decision, and the attack on Russian athletes based on political motives. It is interesting that most world’s national athletic federations have been silent about the decision, while the retired athletes and sports bureaucrats internationally spoke out against it.

Meanwhile, it has been announced that ten countries demanded Russian blanket ban, among these: USA, Canada, UK, Switzerland and Germany. A British competitor of Yelena Isinbayeva said that she (Isinbayeva) ‘doesn’t deserve justice because she is a heterosexual (!), and Putin supporter (!).’  Just imagine how much her competitors have hated her coming back after childbirth and how much they are afraid of her!

FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2008 file photo Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva shows her gold medal during an awarding ceremony of the women's pole vault in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing. The Court of Arbitration for Sport will issue its verdict Thursday, July 21, 2016 on Russia's appeal to overturn the IAAF ban on its track and field athletes for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. (AP Photo/Greg Baker, file)

Yelena Isinbayeva, 2008 Beijing gold in poll vaulting, among many others.

Isinbayeva stated on her Facebook page that Rio Games would not be a real competition without Russian athletes, and athletes worldwide know it very well. Please enjoy your fake Rio medals, she said. They are just afraid of the Russian power, she added.

Yelena Isinabyeva has announced that after her ban from Rio she will be retiring, and that she and other athletes will sue WADA and IAAF.

Yelena Isinbayeva 2

This is where I have a problem. Russians are trying to deflect the attack at a huge disadvantage: going to European court to sue WADA, USADA and IAAF is akin to fighting your enemy with that enemy’s favorite weapon – the weapon you are not good at. Russia needs to reinvent the whole setup and use weapons Russians are good at, not their enemy. I’ve been telling them for years that they need to stop being on the defensive and learn how to do a smart offense, when necessary. The thing is that deliberately and insidiously attacking someone isn’t the Russian way. Alas, the global reality is such that this skill has to be learned and used when necessary.

Here is another quote from Independent. I quoted this UK rag once before; as we know, they really like putting their foot in their mouth – not that any of their brainwashed and zombified readers would notice. Independent quote: ‘Four-time British Olympic rowing champion Matthew Pinsent has said it would be a ‘nonsense’ if Russia was not issued with a blanket ban from the Rio Games. To ban a country outright is a huge step but given what’s apparently happened – I mean the Russians haven’t come up with any evidence to say ‘nah, nah, nah that didn’t happen’.’

I have to point out that as far as rowing goes, Russia has taken gold in many latest competitions, including 2012 UK Olympics. The British must feel really insecure, and not just when it concerns rowing (read more on that below).

In truth, it has been repeatedly pointed out that WADA report issued by the team headed by Canadian lawyer McLaren, had no real hard evidence and was based on hearsay. McLaren was confronted by RT to explain how he came up with his conclusions. In the interview, an extremely crass and tight-lipped McLaren stated dismissively that he hadn’t much time to prepare the report properly; had no time at all to contact Russian sports authorities and hear their side – and moreover, he wasn’t interested in that; and that they ‘have their sources, but they can reveal neither who they are, nor what they said.’

In other words, Russian athletes are guilty by default on the fat chance they might be proven innocent. Western democracy at work!

On Sunday, July 24, IOC (Intl Olympic Committee) is expected to reveal its decision whether the blanket ban on the entire Russian team will be executed. The coach of the Russian gymnastics team said yesterday in an interview that the situation was surreal and outrageous and that instead of protecting clean athletes, they were punishing them for something they didn’t do – a sentiment echoed by all Russian athletes. The gymnastics team would be on their scheduled flight to Rio at the time IOC will announce its decision, so that’s when they when they’ll find out their fate, the coach said. What a nice way to make their first journey to the coveted Olympics for most of these girls, isn’t it? Looks more like punishment than an achievement of their lifetime.

It’s clear that one of the ultimate goals of this entire charade is to punish Russian athletes simply for being Russian.

Meldoniy (Meldonium) scandal

The Meldonium scandal began developing earlier this year after late last year WADA suddenly declared Meldonium to be a super-doping agent and banned it. It quickly turned out that Meldonium stayed in one’s bloodstream for months, and so, even those athletes who ended Meldonium usage immediately after the ban, tested positive months later and were promptly banned from all international competitions. WADA faced criticism for its ‘poorly researched and tested’ decision on Meldonium, but it simply shrugged off any such criticism and kept plowing on.

Here is an article on CBS about that: Meldonium producers say the drug can take months to leave body

The most famous athlete they got on Meldonium scandal was tennis star Maria Sharapova, who, as a result, is under a 2-year playing ban, and of course, she is missing the Rio Olympics. Why it was important to get Sharapova? Along with Yelena Isinbayeva, she is the face of the Russian sport. She was the Russian flag bearer at the London Olympics, and just like Isinbayeva, she is universally loved and admired.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Maria Sharapova of the Russia Olympic tennis team carries her country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Maria Sharapova – the Russian team’s flag bearer, London Olympics Opening Ceremony

Let’s recall who beat Sharapova in London: Serena Williams, one of the ‘steroid sisters,’ who successfully eluded being tested for years amid persistent rumors of her and her sister’s long-term steroid usage. No one at WADA or USADA ever raised that issue nor banned the entire US team from competition.

Women's Final of the 2013 French Open between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova at Roland Garros Featuring: Maria Sharapova,Serena Williams Where: Paris, France When: 08 Jun 2013 Credit: WENN.com **Only Available for publication in the UK and USA**

Williams next to Sharapova: find a crucial difference in their looks

Sharapova was favorite for London Olympics gold. The international disappointment and underground discontent against the ‘steroid sister’ Serena Williams’ gold in London ran deep; doubts and protests took place – all squashed.

There was an omen during London Olympics. You may recall the surreal moment when the US flag suddenly acquired a life of its own and flew away, torn off its plank during tennis award ceremony, just as the US anthem played for Serena Williams, Sharapova being in silver position.

VIDEO:

The kicker is this: what is really Meldonium, aka, Meldoniy or Meldonat? The Western MSM presstitutes will have you believe it’s some sort of new secret drug, used as mega-conspiracy by Sharapova and other Russians to gain an unfair advantage.

In reality, it is an innocent over-the-counter medicine anyone in Russia can buy by simply walking into a neighborhood pharmacy. What’s more, it’s a very old restorative, widely used and well-known to WADA, IOC and world sports federations since Soviet times. The issue of it being considered doping was NEVER raised before.

It was developed during USSR in Latvia, when it was still called the Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic, by a Latvian scientist. I believe it was in 1970s or early ’80s. Up till last year, when the market collapsed due to sudden ban, Meldoniy (Meldonat) was a very substantial part of Latvian export, constituting 1% of Latvian annual GDP! The reason is this: Melodoniy is taken liberally by lay users and professional athletes alike throughout the entire post-Soviet space. It is a mild and safe preparation based on herbs and natural substances, which acts as heart restorative after strenuous exercise. Meldoniy was always considered super-innocuous, therefore, world-class athletes have taken it for years, as a safe bet and in the absence of any other drugs they could use due to ever expanding WADA bans.

Since the all-out war against Russia by the West began before 2014 Sochi Olympics, it was necessary to keep finding new avenues for the ongoing attacks. Most of the previous attacks were deflected or successful counter-attacks by Russia were launched. After Ukraine, attacks on Russian economy and Russian ruble, sanctions, vilifying of Putin and various Russian officials, NATO provocations, post-Soviet space color revolutions and various ongoing lies, what remained? Russian sport. Meldoniy, which wasn’t even considered a drug by global standards, was what they decided to go after – in my view, primarily because it was used by Sharapova.

Just think about it! In the past few years, many raised hell about the difference between how Sharapova vs. Williams looked, questioning Williams’ steroid usage and the legitimacy of her win in London Olympics. Consequently, discrediting Sharapova in such public and humiliating way had an added bonus of getting Serena Williams’ main competitor out of the way before Rio, and silencing her critics.

I want to stress that it weren’t Russians who questioned Williams’ doping and wins: in their vast majority they were Americans and Brits. Therefore, it became crucial to remove Sharapova from the going, so her very presence wouldn’t be such a sore reminder of the Williams’ problem. It was especially necessary to discredit Sharapova in the eyes of her Western fans!

There you have it! Meldonium was banned because: 1. it was invented in the USSR – an indictment in itself in the West; 2. it was primarily taken by Russian athletes, many of whom would be caught in the ban; 3. it caught Sharapova in the crossfire – and she was the big prize.

When the Meldonium attack by WADA began in late 2015 – early 2016, it was hoped that it would be sufficient to push through the ban of the entire Russian Olympic team. Turned out that didn’t stick, but it created enough momentum and generated enough public opinion to produce the next rabbit out of a hat: the interview with ousted ex-Head of RUSADA (Russian Anti-Doping Agency, part of WADA) Rodchenkov, who defected to the US, where he received a fat fee and a lucrative job for his troubles, and from where he started bashing Russian authorities.

Lada’s prediction for the upcoming July 24 IOC ruling and Rio Olympics

My prediction is that IOC will not dare issue a blanket ban on the entire remaining 330 plus Russian Rio Olympic athletes because of self-preservation. Banning the entire Russian team would simply mean the end of the Olympics. Read my predictions and recommendations on that below!

They will leave it to each individual sport to ban or not, and each individual sport will NOT ban Russians.

However, there may be a sport or two which will play games, depending on how much pressure and how good of a payoff they get from US/UK. There may be bans against an individual athlete here or there, although it will be harder and harder to execute. They would also have to start banning athletes from other countries, otherwise it’ll look like a real witch hunt against Russians – which it is.

I also don’t rule out sabotage and provocations at the Olympics against Russian athletes, including by Western fans, MSM and judges. There will be – I’m sure of it! – deliberate unfair judging of the Russian athletes in Rio, and attempts to catch them, if not on doping, then on something else. Everything will be done to try and minimize the number of Russian athletes in Rio, making their time there as unpleasant as possible and minimizing the amount of medals they could win.

My prediction: Rio Olympics will be one ugly and messy farce. Read more on that below.

Let me remind you that there are two weeks left to the Rio Games and most athletes will be either in Rio or traveling to Rio by 7/24.

It also has to be noted, as correctly pointed out by that poor little UK rag Independent, that IOC Head Thomas Bach (a German) is, as they call him, ‘pro-Russian.’ This simply means that the man spent his entire lifetime encouraging sport and supporting those countries that spend a lot of resources to support the development sport, both nationally and internationally. Russia happens to be such a country. Thomas Bach and IOC have been doing some very fancy footwork for years, trying to keep the filthy paws of Anglo-Americans out of the Olympics. Only with some limited success, I might add. He is a very skilled politician – and he needs every ounce of this skill now. If he defies the US/UK aggression into his domain again, he is in grave danger.

Recall the very influential Zepp Blatter (a Swiss), who ruled FIFA for years and who was simply smeared on the wall last year after he refused to succumb to US/EU pressure and frame Russia for bribery to get World Cup 2018 hosting rights. Blatter was also accused(!) of being ‘pro-Russian’ – and that, in the eyes of the Western globalist elites is an indictment! Read the whole story in Hybrid War: The Whole Truth About Doping and Demands to Ban Russia from 2016 Summer Olympics.

As we see, it’s very dangerous to stand up to Anglo-Americans when they are going for the kill. I hope Bach’s famous political skill is sufficient to wiggle his and IOC’s way out of this tight spot.

But it gets much better!

NTV bomb: the dirty underbelly of WADA and USADA, or how to ban Russia

Today, I’ll tell you about the actual plot spearheaded by the US, to remove Russia from all international sports competitions.

Link to the original article on the site of the Russian TV channel NTV. The article is in Russian, with my English translation:

В пятницу, 22 июля, в 22:30 в эфире НТВ выйдет специальный выпуск пранк-шоу «Звонок», который покажет обратную сторону олимпийского скандала.

A special edition of the show ‘Звонок’, aka, ‘The Call’ is coming on Friday, July 22. It will reveal the dirty underbelly of the Russian Olympic scandal.

Lada’s translation of NTV piece (see Russian text below or in this link, along with Vovan and Lexus photo).

Vovan (Vladimir Kuznetsov) and Lexus (Alexei Stolyarov) called the director of WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency), Sir Craig Reedie, and the head of USADA (US Anti-Doping Agency) Travis Tygart back on May 28, 2016. It was USADA that initiated and spearheaded the anti-doping investigation of Russia. NTV decided to postpone airing the revelations obtained during these calls to spare the international sports bureaucrats a major embarrassment and so not to influence their previous decisions.

However, in the run-up to the fateful decision on July 24, when IOC may punish the entire Russian team, banning it from Rio Olympics, the entire secret dirty underworld will be revealed. Our viewers will hear how the Director of WADA, Sir Craig Reedie will admit that they had no proof other than the interview of Rodchenkov to New York Times. The Head of USADA Travis Tygart will confess to Vovan parading as ‘Minister of Sport of Ukraine Igor Zhdanov,’ that the ultimate objective is to remove Russia from all international competitions because ‘this is politics, my friend.’

(LR: Rodchenkov is the ousted scandalous RUSADA (Russian Anti-Doping Agency) director, who defected to the US.)

These and other details of the scandal will be revealed on July 22 at 22:30 on NTV.

Russian text:

Еще 28 мая пранкеры Вован (Владимир Кузнецов) и Лексус (Алексей Столяров) позвонили директору Всемирного антидопингового агентства WADA сэру Крейгу Риди и главе Американского антидопингового агентства Трэвису Тайгарту, который и выступил инициатором расследования в отношении России. Канал НТВ тогда принял решение отложить эфир из-за нежелания на тот момент нашей редакции прямо или косвенно влиять на решение спортивных международных чиновников.

Однако теперь перед судьбоносным для России решением 24 июля, которым МОК может лишить всю сборную России поездки в Рио, все тайное закулисье грязной политической борьбы станет явным. Зрители услышат, как президент WADA Крейг Риди скажет, что никаких других доказательств, кроме интервью Родченкова в The New York Times, у них не было. А глава Американского антидопингового агентства Трэвис Тайгарт рассказал пранкеру Вовану — «министру спорта Украины Игорю Жданову», что Россию нужно убрать из всех соревнований и что «это политика, мой друг».

Эти и другие подробности допинг-скандала будут раскрыты в шоу «Звонок» 22 июля в 22:30 на НТВ. Следите за новостями шоу в официальных группах программы: facebook.com/zvonok.ntvи vk.com/ntvzvonok.

Spies among us: What is show ‘The Call’ and who are Vovan and Lexus?

‘The Call’ consists of a high-profile telephone prank performed in front of live audience by two famous Russian pranksters and investigative journalists Vovan and Lexus. They usually pretend to be someone important, someone to whom the person on the other side can’t refuse to speak.

You may recall my mentioning Vovan and Lexus in conjunction with massive revelations and international scandals they revealed. I have translated one of their revelations of a secret collusion between Moldova and Ukraine relative to crashing the Moldova protests in ESR8. They call-pranked Belarus’s Lukashenko; multiple top bras of Ukraine; they revealed various collusions between EU, Turkey, Ukraine and Islamist terrorists. Then there was Vovan and Lexus prank call to Erdogan, where he agreed to plot against Russia with the fake Poroshenko and Yatsenyuk.

Just for kicks they pranked Elton John, pretending to be Vladimir Putin. After Putin learned that the elderly Englishman was upset, he called him personally in his usual gracious manner.

Their probably most famous prank that lasted for months was their repeated Skype interaction with Ukraine oligarch Kolomoysky, which I mention in ESR3. Among other things, Kolomoysky revealed to Lexus, pretending to be one of DNR leaders, that MH17 downing was a Ukraine pilot’s mistake. They most recently called Jamala, the Ukrainian winner of Eurovision 2016, during which conversation the unsuspecting Jamala revealed to them a secret EU plot which propelled her to the guaranteed Eurovision win, for the sole purpose of humiliating Russia. Jamala blubbed it in front of live Russian audience – of course, unbeknownst to her.

In short, these two guys have been to hell and back. They know what they are doing.

 The prank show is now posted on NTV website! 

VIDEO OF VOVAN & LEXUS CALLS TO WADA & USADA DIRECTORS!

ADDITIONAL EXCERPTS FROM CALLS TO USADA & WADA DIRECTORS

Rio Olympics bad omen

A few weeks ago, Rio Olympics organizers paraded around Rio a gorgeous jaguar – the supposed symbol of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games. Then, something went wrong and they shot in cold blood the enslaved animal they exploited to stroke their egos. The scandal was quickly suppressed and humanity, as it so often happens, moved on, forgetting this new innocent victim of human savagery.

Therefore, we should assume that the symbol of the Rio Olympics is actually a DEAD JAGUAR. What does this tell us?

At the time of the killing of the jaguar in Brazil, a peep Tweeted me that it was a bad omen for the Rio Games. You bet it was, I tweeted back. Can’t get any more obvious than that! I also tweeted that after how they treated the poor, innocent animal and how they treated the Russian athletes, I am boycotting #RioOlympics, #IOC and #Olympics in general.

THE GEOPOLITICS OF THE OLYMPICS – history, and why Rio Olympics is targeted 

I wrote about this issue several times in 2014 and 2015. Don’t make a mistake of thinking that sports is just that: athletics cum entertainment. Sport is one of the biggest and most powerful geopolitical leverages there is. Sport has been always used in big global politics and it always worked. Recall the boycott of the Moscow 1980 Olympics and USSR’s return boycott of Los Angeles 1984 Olympics. Mao’s China, once banned from Olympics, was urgently invited by the US to participate for the first time, in order to boost the numbers and to put a rift between Russia and China.

The most disgusting and disgraceful Olympics were the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Games, which were full of corruption scandals. During Salt Lake City Games US and Anglo-American ‘consortium’ discredited itself utterly by mistreating other countries’ athletes, while flaunting their own. Multiple scandals revolved around medals being taken away from non-English-speaking countries and given to Americans, Canadians and Australians.

I boycotted the Olympics after that and only began watching again starting with Beijing 2008. Of course everyone knows how US and EU tried very hard to sabotage Beijing Olympics by various fake protesters jumping in front of the Olympics torch in France and UK and calls to boycott China.

That didn’t work. So, a new plot to sour the Olympics and put a rift between Russia and China was developed. It was the infamous Georgia – S. Ossetia war. Georgia attacked S. Ossetia and killed 8 Russian peacekeepers exactly during the opening ceremony in Beijing, thus forcing Russia to respond.

Incidentally, notice the number of the killed Russians: 8. According to Chinese numerology and feng shui, the number 8, resembling infinity, is considered the luckiest number. China went to great pains to secure the Olympics that began on 08/08/2008. Triple 8 is especially lucky, according to Chinese numerology. Therefore, 8 Russian peacekeepers killed on 08/08/2008 was an especially sadistically perverted message to China.

Russia was forced to start the so-called 4 day war against Georgia, aka, a ‘peace-keeping operation.’ During the Olympics all wars are supposed to cease, therefore, it was an additional deliberate affront. Both China and Russia were wise enough to see where the wind was blowing from; therefore, the ultimate plan of putting a wedge between them failed.

Fast forward to 2014 and Sochi Winter Olympics. Behold the disgusting lies that were told about Sochi, its construction process and its future! One could fill books with that dirt and calls to boycott the Sochi Olympics. In 1980 the pretext of the Afghanistan war was used to boycott the Moscow Olympics. Let’s recall that the Sochi Olympics began BEFORE Ukraine, Crimea and Donbass events took place. There was absolutely nothing for them to go on. They did try the gay angle, but that didn’t go very far. The calls to boycott the Sochi Olympics flooded from practically all Western countries not based on any facts, but JUST IN CASE.

There was a problem though. After the 1980 and 1984 fiascoes, IOC developed the new law, according to which, any country boycotting the Games is automatically banned from future participation. Neither US nor EU could afford that. Therefore, they announced that the leaders of Western countries would boycott the Sochi Opening Ceremony, to which they all were invited as a courtesy.

The only two exceptions were the king and queen of the Netherlands and President of Czechia, who attended, despite the pressure to snub Sochi. In this regard it makes one wonder how much the Malaysian Airlines/Royal-Dutch-associated MH17 plane (with mostly Dutch passengers on board) tragedy in Ukraine several months later was retaliation for the Dutch king’s disobedience. It certainly is a hell of a coincidence. (I wrote all about the MH17 conspiracy in 2014 and you can find it by searching this blog).

Those who boycotted the Sochi Opening Ceremony missed a lot. It was gorgeous, and so was the Closing Ceremony. Probably the most beautiful such ceremonies ever made. The Creative Director of the Sochi Games Konstantin Ernst was honored with the TV ‘Oscar’ equivalent for the 2014’s best show.

Since nothing else worked, the ultimate stunt was performed to spoil the Sochi Olympics: ukro-nazi Maidan and Kiev coup were executed during the Games, plunging Ukraine into chaos and turning it into a violent anti-Russian abyss on Russian borders.

Now it’s the turn of the Rio Olympics. Brazil is part of the BRICS. First, they needed to oust Dilma Rousseff, who would have never allowed such disaster to happen. The next step is to make everything associated with Brazil Olympics as unpleasant as possible, therefore souring the taste for Brazilians and guests alike.

Make no mistake: one of the goals for the whole Rio fiasco and Russian ban is to taint the Rio Olympics as part of retaliation against Dilma Rousseff and Lula da Silva for defying US and siding with Russia! Dilma’s ousting and humiliation wasn’t enough – this is a swipe directly against Lula, because Rio Games was his baby project!

Ousting the Russian team is the next step. Overall, this is part of a major, multi-prong and multi-move game to create a rift within the BRICS, with the ultimate purpose of its disintegration. The real targets here are Russia and China, but mostly Russia.

I have written many times that the balance of power on our planet was allowed in the past 25 or so years to shift too far to the West. The severely imbalanced situation is manifesting in everything, from finance, economy and culture, to language and sports. This is a disaster just waiting to happen.

I also wrote continuously over the course of the past 2 odd years how Russia and Putin extremely carefully and slowly are rebalancing the entire planet in order to make it more equitable and inclusive. While Russia and Putin, and their allies, do everything in their power to slowly and peacefully rectify the imbalance and stabilize the world, US and its allies do everything in their power to destabilize the world and harm those who, like the Atlases of old, hold the entire globe on their shoulders.

Read more in:  PREDICTIONSRUSSIA THE GREAT BALANCER — EARTH SHIFT SYSTEM

Also read my novel THE EARTH SHIFTER

Therefore, using the logic of the West, the all-out relentless hybrid war against Russia on all fronts is perfectly justifiable (I call it 4th-Dimensional warfare: read how it works on LadaRay.info & ESR4). After all, harming and inflicting damage on others is the only way for the collapsing US Empire and fading NWO to prolong their existence.

See, the enlightened beings operate on the principle of doing no harm to others and helping those in need; heroes of our world sacrifice themselves to help others. But the leaches and criminals who took control of our planet harm others in order to survive and live another day of their miserable lives.

List of the main reasons for the Russian doping scandal and for the Russian team Rio ban

1. Discredit Russian sport – that’s obvious.

2. Create a rift in Russian society, when everyone’s blaming everyone else. Create a rift and encourage betrayal of the elites.

3. Discredit Russian government. After all, WADA report states that Russian government and FSB were behind doping – without any proof, except hearsay by those who were paid off.

Here we are coming to the mega-geopolitical Earth Shift goals:

4. Put a rift between BRICS members, and ultimately, destroy the BRICS.

Brazil, the host of the Rio Olympics is the proverbial ‘B’ in the BRICS. When ex-president of Brazil Lula da Silva secured the Rio Olympics for Brazil, it was a moment of triumph for the newly rising South American power. It all changed when the economy took a plunge, Lula and president Dilma Rousseff’s workers’ party PT lost support, and as a consequence US were given an in to execute color revolution, Dilma’s impeachment and removal from power.

The BRICS, planned as one of the counterweights for the US-centric world, was doing well when the commodities prices were high and dollar was down. This signified the rise of the natural resources based economies. The moment commodities prices were down and dollar up, the obvious weaknesses of some of the BRICS showed. In my free report  Brazil Color Revolution: Corruption, Dilma, Lula, Zika, Rio Olympics and BRICS. Lada Ray Report & Predictions I discussed why Brazil, regretfully, isn’t ready for the big leagues. In that report you’ll also find my preliminary assessment of the prospects of the BRICS.

5. Weaken and broadside Russia – the tactic used in Ukraine 2014 coup, NATO expansion, and through anti-Russian sanctions. This is the next step in the same game. By weakening and distracting Russia, by forcing her to deflect newly incoming attacks from all directions, US and its cronies seek to delay the inevitable crash of the US Empire and the West-centric world.

6. Most importantly, weaken Putin as he comes into the election year and make him arrive to the March 2018 Russian elections as vulnerable as possible.

PREDICTIONS

Putin, Russia and WWIII

Their wet dream of weakening Putin won’t happen. Putin is the only person who is able to keep the situation balanced enough so that the world wouldn’t plunge into hot WWIII. And because of that Putin will continue generating massive support all over the globe.

As you know, many have predicted and continue predicting that WWIII is about to begin. Just look on YouTube and all over the internet – just about everyone everywhere is predicting WWIII any moment now.

I am the only person who has consistently, from the beginning of FuturisTrendcast in 2014, predicted that there will be no hot WWIII. I predicted the exact same thing on Lada Ray Blog in 2012. Read more in PREDICTIONS.

I have also said many times that the only reason there will be no hot WWIII is Putin and his team. Those dark entities that want to create the ultimate chaos on the planet know this truth, but of course they’ll never admit it. Instead, they’ll do everything in their power to compromise and weaken Putin and his team. If they could eliminate him, they would. But THIS they are unable to do, for a very good reason. All they can do is try to weaken Putin, create chaos around Russian borders, and attempt confusing/ distracting his electorate.

New prediction for the multi-polar world

That said, this is a temporary setback in the careful construction of the new multi-polar world. This process is unavoidable and relentless. It is pre-destined. But there are, and will be, setbacks. The wise will learn from these setbacks, correct their course and keep going.

As usual in the times of great tectonic shift and crisis, it again falls to Russia to lead the world into new reality. This is a very hard place to be and only the strongest can make this journey.

Earth Shift, the Great Balancer & the upcoming revolution in sport

Even a part of the Russian Olympic team being banned from Rio signals the beginning of the end of the Olympics. It signals the beginning of the end of the sport based on Western principles, as we know it.

The Earth Shift away from the West means just one thing: the old structures in everything, including the Western-sponsored Olympic movement, have to go. It has become too corrupt, too politicized, too money and ego driven.

The sport, once a competition of ability, fitness and spirit, has become an ugly mix of political agendas, double-standards, ego-maniacal pursuits, money, drugs and deception.

The Universe, aka, the reality of things, is pushing Russia to rebalance this area of human life, the same way as the other areas are being rebalanced. Russia, the Great Balancer, as usual, prefers to keep status quo for as long as possible. However, this is not possible any more.

Russia needs to own up to the changed situation and act resolutely to change the status quo according to the new reality. I firmly believe that Russia must organize the new Olympic-style movement and call it ‘Eurasian Games.’ Or call them ‘Friendship Games.’ Or how about ‘Galactic Games,’ or ‘Aquarian Games.’

These games, of course, should be open to all continents and all countries. That will send the right message.

I almost dare IOC to ban Russian team completely and for FIFA to take away the Russian hosting rights for the 2018 World Cup. That will open the Russians’ eyes and put fire under them to change the status quo.

I am a firm believer that Russia needs to withdraw completely from the Olympic movement in general. Russia needs to start a new sports movement, clean and based on different principles.

It won’t happen right away as there are too many interests locked into the Olympics and sport as it exists today. It will be hard to break the mold; it’ll be very hard financially and psychologically. So much human and financial resources have been invested in the sport and preparation for the Olympics that it will be very painful. But it must be done at one point, although this will be delayed until after 2018 due to Russia’s presidential elections in 2018.

Another reason Russia will try to delay shifting the world sport into the new era is the Football (Soccer) World Cup Russia will host in 2018 – a competition even more popular than the Olympics. I discussed in 2015 how US/EU/Brussels attacked FIFA and tried to take away the World Cup from Russia. The FIFA scandal didn’t succeed in framing Russia, but resulted in a total shakedown of FIFA and punishment of its long-time president  Zepp Blatter, who refused to succumb to US/EU pressure.

The IOC and Thomas Bach are under even more pressure now to ban Russia from Olympics and from hosting various international competitions. After all, US/EU are experts at twisting hands and other types of torture.

Russia wants to host World Cup, a very prestigious event, which Russia never hosted before. Billions were invested in the infrastructure and preparations. Since US/EU didn’t succeed in 2015, they will continue attempts to frame Russia and take away the World Cup.

A very good try to make the case for ‘Russians being savages’ was made during recent European Cup in France. It was reported that 200 Ukrainian ukro-nazis were shipped into France disguised as Russian fans. These 200 individuals began staged brawls with British fans, incredibly(!) beating up over a thousand Brits. After the false flag brawl, France began deporting Russian fans, whether they were anywhere near the brawl or not. UEFA fined Russian team and threatened it with disqualification.

At the same time, Ukrainian nationals, who obviously all speak Russian, were seen and photographed(!) teaching British fans how to humiliate Russian fans by burning and stepping on the Russian flag and what insulting words to scream out to provoke them.

If any more brawls happened, the next step would have been made to take away the 2018 World Cup hosting from Russia – that was the real reason for the brawling provocations in France. It would have happened for sure IF Russian team continued in the Euro Cup. But they lost and left early. Whether they lost naturally, or on purpose so not to provoke any more problems (Russians are very mad at the team for poor performance), I think it was a safer bet anyway.

IF Russia is banned from hosting 2018 World Cup, take a wild guess who is next in line, ready to host it on moment’s notice? That’s right, it is the United Kingdom!

Why US wants to humiliate Russia through sports

Sports is an ancient archetypal yang (active, assertive, expansive, male) activity and it has much to do with self-identification and pride of any nation. Great athletes are heroes to be worshiped and looked up to. Their achievement and their art is admired and emulated by many. People want to be like their sports heroes and strive to keep up with those who are ahead. Therefore, sport is an important component of our today’s society, based on polarity and struggle of the opposites. Lots more about it explained in Hybrid War: The Whole Truth About Doping and Demands to Ban Russia from 2016 Summer Olympics.

The Putin agenda and timing: why Russian sport is attacked now?

In March 2018 Russia will have presidential elections. They want Putin to come to the elections as weakened as possible. They already know that – contrary to what Obama said – they can’t destroy Russian economy and they can’t simply damage Putin’s reputation with one of their provocation stunts such as Panama Papers leak. But what they are trying to do is slowly undermine Putin and Russia by attacking ALL areas of life from all directions simultaneously. At the same time it’s also a call to the Russian elites to betray Russia and Putin. As we have seen with the ex-head of RUSADA Rodchenkov, they sometimes succeed, albeit rarely. But even one bad apple is often enough.

Lada’s recommendation: steps Russians should take to reformat the corrupt global sport & Olympics

Here is a complete plan of how Russia should proceed! Some parts of the plan need to be executed immediately, others – as soon as politically and financially possible.

1. Stop being constantly on the defensive. Stop trying to naively use the enemy’s best weapons, which Russia isn’t as good at and which put her at a disadvantage. Develop Russia’s own long-term affirmative and forward-looking strategy, and unique assertive tools and weapons. Recall and bring back the tools and weapons Russia was always good with – those tools that brought the Russian Empire, the USSR and today’s Russia many victories and triumphs.

2. Russia would be better off withdrawing from the Olympics and from hosting World Cup 2018. It’s probably too late for Rio Olympics – the show must go on. But for 2018 World Cup it’s still possible to withdraw and have an alternative competition. That said, I believe Russia will only do that IF West succeeds in taking World Cup away from Russia. If not, the process of shifting the world of sport into a new reality will take longer, but it’ll have to be done sooner or later.

I strongly believe they won’t stop and will do absolutely everything to try and take away the World Cup. UK will be on standby to host it.

I think Russia is wasting too much energy fighting these kinds of battles. The result here is fixed and fair and just outcome isn’t possible. It is wise to withdraw and create own reality, not dependent on forces bent on squashing Russia.

3. The existing Olympic and world sport structure, developed in the West, has to be replaced with a new, healthy structure, based on fair competition, friendship and cooperation – something sport is supposed to be when it’s not used for political gain.

4. Russia needs to start working on organizing new Eurasian Games, or games under another name (see my proposed names above), to replace the tainted Olympics.

In conclusion, a word about the evolution of the Russian Olympic uniform

Here is the previous Russian Olympic uniform:russian-olympic-team-uniforms-by-bosco

And this is Russian 2016 Rio Olympic uniform. As you’ll notice, this is the first time in modern history (after the USSR collapse) that the word ‘Russia’ is written on the uniforms in Russian: Россия. 

russian olympic uniform 2016

This is important because Russia has begun asserting herself again and this is an announcement for all to see. Do you remember how during Sochi Olympics the teams were coming out for the Opening Ceremony in the order of the Russian, not Latin, alphabet – and that generated a storm of indignation in the West. How dare they use their own alphabet at their own Games! Now, these damn Russians decided to write their country’s name on their uniforms in their own language?!! That’s just not done.

And this, ladies and gentlemen, served as a proverbial red to any Russophobic Western bull. It became an aggravating factor in the attack on the Russian team.

ADDED 8/1/16:

As predicted above! They are trying to make #RioOlympics participation of clean Russian athletes as difficult as possible by crushing their spirit through relentless psychological pressure.

Breaking news 8/1/16: #IOC flip-flops last moment on its earlier decision that each individual sport should determine whether Russian athletes are allowed to compete! IOC suddenly rules that each Russian athlete in Rio will have to be considered for participation by a panel of three judges: that’s 250+ athletes and 4 days before the start of competition!

Discrimination Russian athletes tested 5000+ times more than Americans

Blatant discrimination and double standards: Russian athletes tested nearly 5400 times more than Americans

The new info coming in is that Russian athletes in Rio have been tested and retested so relentlessly that they don’t have time to train or sleep! This is part of the sabotage I’ve predicted in the original report above!

And we are talking perfectly clean Russian athletes, who never failed a test in their life or whose sport doesn’t benefit from doping. Meanwhile, the well-known REPEAT cheats from US, UK and other countries are allowed to compete in Rio without being questioned or retested! More in this video:

Sorry to once more tout my horn, but I predicted all this would happen! My advice to Russia remains: ditch the Olympics as soon as feasible and start alternative EURASIAN GAMES or FRIENDSHIP GAMES! Hopefully, after what’s happened, both Russian athletes and officials will wake up to the reality of things!

For the full picture in this new low in the hybrid war against Russia, and on how Olympics have become an ugly proxy in the global geopolitical struggle to preserve the dying US Empire, read my complete article compilation on Olympics, doping in sport, and Brazil!

Death of #Paralympics: ALL Russian Paralympians banned from #Rio2016 #IPC #WADA #hybridwar

Will Russian Paralympians be banned from #Rio2016? (Plot to Remove Russia from #Olympics 2)

Hilarious! US Olympic Team to parade in #Rio2016 in uniforms with Russian flag

Hybrid War: The Whole Truth About Doping and Demands to Ban Russia from 2016 Summer Olympics

Brazil Color Revolution: Corruption, Dilma, Lula, Zika, Rio Olympics and BRICS. Lada Ray Report & Predictions

Striking Geopolitical Parallels: Georgian War – Beijing2008 and Ukraine – Sochi2014

Lada Ray BlogBest of Sochi Olympics Revisited: Opening Ceremony and Memorable Victories

HISTORY REPEATS! VERY TIMELY TODAY! My June 30, 2015 post: Baku 2015 1st European Games (Putin and Erdogan about EU) 

For additional background read my original article of March 2, 2014: 

Striking Geopolitical Parallels: Georgian War – Beijing2008 and Ukraine – Sochi2014

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Year 2012 Predictions

Reblogged from source: LadaRayBlog

Year 2012 Predictions

What qualifies me to predict the future? In the past decade, I taught a number of my proprietary Feng Shui courses and did lots of consultations, in addition to writing about Feng Shui and spirituality for various publications around the world. As part of my speaking and writing, I made predictions about certain events in society and our lives, as well as advised clients on various real estate and investment-related matters.

My various predictions usually came true. As a quick example, I sold my own real estate property in 2005 – at the top – and advised my clients to do the same. Those, who followed my advice, cashed in very nicely. To find out more about me, check out my bio.

My predictive methodology is complex and consists of several parts.

  1. As a former financial consultant with Smith Barney (Citigroup,) I understand the market movements.
  2. Having lived in various countries, under various social systems, including socialism and capitalism, and having observed and studied the geopolitical mechanisms that led to the collapse of the Soviet Union, as well as those in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America, I understand the driving forces in the world today.
  3. I also draw on Western Astrology, which, together with other predictive methods, is a great tool.
  4. Feng Shui, especially the Theory of Five Elements, along with Chinese Astrology,  is also helpful.
  5. An important element in my predictions is the powerful Oriental System of Long Cycles, very little known, and even less understood today. Feng Shui, in its most profound and true manifestation, shares the same philosophy. I studied this system with revered Hong Kong Masters of Feng Shui. Since space in a blog post is limited, I intend to talk more about it in the upcoming BOOK OF PREDICTIONS.
  6. Last, but not least: While I do not consider myself psychic, although some may beg to differ, in my predictions, I rely heavily on my intuition, which has never let me down.

Without further ado, let’s get to the core of the issue. The Year 2012 is theYear of the Dragon, according to the Chinese system, and it also has been called the Year of Elections. So, what does this year hold in store for us all?

First, something that has been done to death (no pun intended) in books and film: Should we expect the End of the World on 12/21/12?

The short answer is – ABSOLUTELY NOT! The above date, when Earth forms a direct line with the Galactic Center, will be a non-event and will go absolutely unnoticed by most humans. Some may feel more emotional and high strung, but it could be because these people are feeling the nervousness of others around them. However, the world will keep spinning, and life on Earth will go on.

The long answer is more complex. There are very powerful, LONG TERM changes at work. Those of us who are currently involved with, say, Indie Publishing, or Social Media, and some other areas, are actually at the forefront of these changes.

Suffice it to say that humanity is going through a massive transformation of consciousness, which will last for the foreseeable future, and at times, may be painful and confusing.

But these changes are gradual, although some manifestations are visible in cataclysms and events of today. Examples include: Japanese tsunami and Fukushima disaster, Gulf of Mexico oils spill, the Occupy Movement, Egypt Revolution, US/Europe Economic Problems, The BRICS, Kindle and Indie Publishing Revolution and many others.

Please read more about these events and changes in my upcoming books: THE EARTH SHIFTER (a fantasy/thriller) and BOOK OF PREDICTIONS (non-fiction.)

For more about my books, please visit: LadaRay.com

What to expect in the YEAR OF THE DRAGON? How does it differ from the other years of the Chinese Zodiac?

Year of the Dragon is considered one of the most powerful years for business and innovation. It ushers in more Yang – aggressive, assertive – energy, than almost any other year in the 12-year Chinese Zodiac cycle. Therefore, this year we should expect new developments in various revolutionary and alternative technologies. By the way, fellow Indie authors, this could be the year for you!

In general, starting your business is considered especially auspicious during the Year of the Dragon. This year will also be good for anything alternative.

On the other hand, the Year of the Dragon could signify more turmoil in both social and political spheres, as well as in nature. Sorry to say, natural, as well as man-made disasters won’t subside.

Read more about the powerful Dragon in my tomorrow’s post, right here, on Lada Ray Blog!

2012 is called THE YEAR of ELECTIONS, with something like 40 countries going to the polls to elect new Heads of State. This includes the big three: Russia, USA and France.

My friends will tell you that I could talk for hours about geopolitics, but due to the confines of the blog space, I’ll be brief and discuss the big three. Also, just to mention, I am a ‘political atheist’ and do not participate in any political party. My analysis is based on logic, facts, intuition, Chinese Astrology and Theory of Long Cycles.

I will go with plus 2, minus 1.

RUSSIA, Presidential Elections, March 4, 2012Vladimir Putin will win easily enough, although, due to the crowded field and according to the Russian electoral rules, he may only get clear majority in the second round. Protests on part of the Communists and assorted opposition will continue, and electoral fraud will be alleged again, whether it took place, or not.

However, between now and March, Putin and the ruling United Russia Party will make all the right moves, and Putin will end up securing anywhere between 55 – 68% of the votes. 55% may be way too low. Low to mid 60s is probably the right percentage.

While Russians could afford to play around with the results of the Duma elections in 2011, they’ll treat Presidential Elections much more seriously. Putin means stability, and everyone will remember that. Russian social, economic, political, financial, police and army reforms will continue in a controlled fashion during Putin’s Presidency. I will try to discuss Russia’s future in detail in my BOOK OF PREDICTIONS.

There is one more, esoteric, reason for Putin’s win: He is a DRAGON, according to his Chinese Zodiac sign. 2012 will be much better for Putin, than 2011, as the power of the Dragon is fully behind him this year! ;)

USA, Presidential Elections, November 6, 2012: Republicans will pick Romney, who is perceived as the man of the middle, and therefore, appears a safe bet. And Romney will NOT beat Obama. Because, as one rapper said, speaking at Occupy Wall Street, “Obama is ten times the campaigner, as he is the President.” The rapper, whose name I won’t mention here, added, “And I mean it as a compliment, Mr. President!”

In short, USA will remain sharply divided along partisan lines. Obama will narrowly win another 4-year term.

Meanwhile, various protests will continue and intensify. Emergence of a third party is very possible, fueled with disillusionment with the establishment and election results.

What happens during Obama’s second term is another story altogether, and I’ll  discuss it later in my BOOK OF PREDICTIONS, as well.

Ah, yes, in case anyone’s wondering, Barack Obama’s Chinese Zodiac sign is the OX, considered along with the Dragon, one of the most powerful signs. Obama is in good company here, as the Ox is the sign of a world leader and can also be rather charismatic. He shares it, infamously, with Saddam Hussein. But also, with Margaret Thatcher, Princess Diana and Jane Fonda. ;)

France, Presidential Elections, April 22-May 6, 2012: French President Nicolas Sarkozy, together with Angela Merkel of Germany (whose re-election is not until 2013, and I’ll talk about her chances on another occasion) will do everything in their power to reassure the Europeans and the markets in 2012, and will pull a rabbit out of the hat, if necessary. Watch for various announcements from the Eurozone, directed at flooding the system with cheap money, more bailouts, etc.

However, the Eurozone crisis will deepen, with more countries teetering on the brink of collapse, and French elections will happen at the most inopportune time for Sarkozy. Openly right wing and considered the only neo-con, able to win the election, he’s deeply disliked in his country, and will lose.

Again, in case anyone’s wondering, Sarkozy’s sign is the HORSE. Maybe, that’s why the long face. ;) Just kidding, all you, fabulous Horses, out there! The Horse is a very cool and fortunate sign!

Wishing you a terrific and auspicious Year of the Dragon! Please like and comment to let me know what you think about my predictions!

P.S. On 1/13/12, only two days after I posted my prediction about Sarkozy losing the French elections, S&P downgraded French debt, stripping it of it’s coveted AAA rating. France was downgraded along with 8 other Eurozone countries. This move, as analysts unanimously agree, spells disaster for Sarkozy in the upcoming elections. And it also signals that the Eurozone problems are bound to intensify this year.

Update 10/28/12:

Russia and France voted exactly as I originally predicted on 1/11/12, GOP nominated Romney, and there are clearly 3rd parties emerging in the USA. Two Third Party Presidential debates are being hosted by Larry King and aired by RT America (First debate took place several days ago and is available on Youtube; second – foreign policy – debate will air and be posted on Youtube on 10/30).

Upcoming US Presidential Elections: no change from the original 1/11/12 prediction! Obama wins narrowly, with less than 5%, possibly less than 3% advantage.

It is interesting to note that, while in the USA the vote will be very close, abroad it’s not even a contest. Based on multiple surveys and polls from over 20 countries, Romney gets more support only in Pakistan, which is attributed to the Pakistanis’ irritation with deadly drone strikes, not so much to their preference of a specific candidate. Most countries have Romney in single digits, with Western Europe, especially France, favoring Obama by the widest margin.

My prediction: while Obama is far from ideal, no world leader (except, perhaps Israel’s Netanyahu) wants Romney as US President, in fact he scares everyone with his bellicose posturing. Foreign perception is that his angry rhetoric, lack of reason and restraint would make his presidency into Bush 2.0. By the way, this is also perception of much of the international investment community – and international investment community is seldom wrong.

It is naive to think that American elections happen in a vacuum. In our globalized and interconnected world, it should not be underestimated how much influence other countries and global community hold over any country’s policy and elections. In fact, I noticed that global opinion is the most accurate barometer of presidential election results in any country. For example, the international community at large (excluding USA and UK) wanted Putin to win (of course, there was really no contest anyway). In France, both the country and international perception were against Sarkozy, and sure enough – he lost.

Read my follow up articles/predictions regarding the elections in Russia, France and USA.

1. Russia Votes: Crash Course in Russian Politics

2. 2012 Predictions Update: Russian Elections

3. 2012 Predictions Update: French Elections and Eurozone

4. 2012 Predictions. Year of Elections: Russia, France – USA next!

I will be posting a follow up after the US elections, including my new predictions regarding the very important for the Eurozone German Chancellor Election 2013, including Angela Merkel’s chances.

Many have asked me to expand my predictions and talk about the future of financial markets, economic outlook for various countries and continents, as well as the future of world peace. I will try to post more of my predictions going forward. Stay tuned!

Copyright 2012, Lada Ray

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