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Erik Prince tells House investigators he met with Kremlin-linked banker in Seychelles

Source: Washington Post

By Karoun Demirjian November 30 at 9:06 PM

Erik Prince, a supporter of the Trump presidential campaign and founder of the security firm Blackwater, confirmed to House investigators Thursday that he met with a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin while in the Seychelles earlier this year, according to multiple people familiar with the interview.

Under questioning, Prince told members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence that he had met Kirill Dmitriev, head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, during a secret Jan. 11 meeting in the Seychelles brokered by the United Arab Emirates as part of an apparent attempt to set up backchannel communications between then-President-elect Donald Trump and Moscow.

Dmitriev was first identified as Prince’s Russian contact in the Seychelles by the Intercept earlier this week.

The admission to investigators that he met with Dmitriev is a turnaround for Prince, who initially refused through a spokesman to identify the Russian with whom he had met, and later said he couldn’t remember his name.



Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/erik-prince-tells-house-investigators-he-met-with-kremlin-linked-banker-in-seychelles/2017/11/30/c8a66e3e-d62e-11e7-95bf-df7c19270879_story.html?utm_term=.acd4115b9455
Posted by Tactical Peek | Fri Dec 1, 2017, 03:34 AM (15 replies)

Take an Indian to lunch.





( h/t Eschaton commenter)

Posted by Tactical Peek | Thu Nov 23, 2017, 12:19 PM (0 replies)

Be Advised: Maxine Waters Speaking to the Women's Convention Last Month



https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4692727/maxine-waters-speaking-womens-convention


Killer

Posted by Tactical Peek | Sat Nov 18, 2017, 11:50 PM (0 replies)

Stuck: Heraclite et Democrite: Recitative and Aria: Dans un abime affreux et Pleurez mes yeux

Jean Baptiste Stuck: Heraclite et Democrite: Recitative and Aria: Dans un abime affreux et Pleurez mes yeux




My current aural obsession, the aria just kills me.

Posted by Tactical Peek | Sat Nov 18, 2017, 02:46 AM (1 replies)

"1) advertiser pulled $$ . . . 2) US far-right attacks advertiser 3) Russians super-amplify"

https://twitter.com/MollyMcKew/status/929889780040691714


Molly McKew‏Verified account @MollyMcKew

Molly McKew Retweeted Caroline O.

So. Breaking this down.
1) advertiser pulled $$ from disagreeable far-right content (Hannity)
2) US far-right attacks advertiser
3) Russians super-amplify

Which is another example of how info ops can have commercial/financial impact


https://twitter.com/RVAwonk/status/929813957447176194

Per @SecureDemocracy's Russian propaganda tracker (3pm):

-#BoycottKeurig is now the #1 overall hashtag & #1 trending hashtag in Russian-linked influence networks (20,300% increase in use).

-"Keurig" is the #1 topic in Russian-linked influence networks (35,600% increase in use)



Posted by Tactical Peek | Sun Nov 12, 2017, 09:27 PM (2 replies)

Jayuf Secessions consults with his daddy about the Senate race back home in Alabama.







(SNL)



Posted by Tactical Peek | Sun Nov 12, 2017, 12:01 AM (39 replies)
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