WikiLeaks Claims the U.S. Government Funded the Panama Papers Against Russia (Video)The international whistleblowing organization claims the U.S. Agency for International Development and American hedge fund billionaire George Soros funded the attack on Russian President Vladimir Putin that was part of the Panama Papers expose this week.
The international whistleblowing organization WikiLeaks claims the U.S. Agency for International Development and American hedge fund billionaire George Soros funded the attack on Russian President Vladimir Putin that was part of the Panama Papers expose this week.
Earlier this week, former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan Craig Murray pointed out in a blog post:
The filtering of this Mossack Fonseca information by the corporate media follows a direct western governmental agenda. There is no mention at all of use of Mossack Fonseca by massive western corporations or western billionaires—the main customers. And the Guardian is quick to reassure that “much of the leaked material will remain private.”
What do you expect? The leak is being managed by the grandly but laughably named “International Consortium of Investigative Journalists”, which is funded and organized entirely by the USA’s Center for Public Integrity. Their funders include:
Ford Foundation Carnegie Endowment Rockefeller Family Fund W.K. Kellogg Foundation Open Society Foundation (Soros)
Of the claim by WikiLeaks, RT reported Wednesday:
On Wednesday, the international whistleblowing organization said on Twitter that the Panama Papers data leak was produced by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP), “which targets Russia and [the] former USSR.” The “Putin attack” was funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and American hedge fund billionaire George Soros, WikiLeaks added, saying that the US government’s funding of such an attack is a serious blow to its integrity.
Organizations belonging to Soros have been proclaimed to be “undesirable” in Russia. Last year, the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office recognized Soros’s Open Society Foundations and the Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation as undesirable groups, banning Russian citizens and organizations from participation in any of their projects.
Prosecutors then said the activities of the institute and its assistance foundation were a threat to the basis of Russia’s constitutional order and national security. Earlier this year, the billionaire US investor alleged that Putin is “no ally” to US and EU leaders, and that he aims “to gain considerable economic benefits from dividing Europe.”
“The American government is pursuing a policy of destabilization all over the world, and this [leak] also serves this purpose of destabilization. They are causing a lot of people all over the world and also a lot of money to find its way into the [new] tax havens in America. The US is preparing for a super big financial crisis, and they want all that money in their own vaults and not in the vaults of other countries,” German journalist and author Ernst Wolff told RT.
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