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Amid Ukraine War Echo Of Gorbachev & Bernie Kerik's Drivee While Guterres the Censor Pleases Russia

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CHINATOWN / UN GATE, March 12 -- Michael Randall Long hasn't having much luck with his gambit at the UN to try to track down Malaysia's money.  His brief sit down with Antonio Guterres and his consigliere de Sousa, along with his Malaysian client Farish Chong, had to yet to yield any fruit. None.

  Apparently Guterres had taken the info about MH17 and traded it for peace with the Russian -- not for Ukraine, but for himself. The public complaints against him by Lavrov and his UN Ambassador had subsided.

They had been replaced by complaints from Ukraine, right up to President Zelenkyy, at least online. They were focused on an e-mail by the UN Department of Global Communications under Melissa Fleming, telling UN staff not to call Ukraine a "war" or even "invasion."

  Now Fleming spun that it had only been sent to 25 staff or officials -- she refused to say which, Kurt was reporting - and Guterres' and Kofi Annan's long time spokesman Stephane Dujarric was calling it all fake news. He should know.

  But Martin Randall Long came up with a new, longer-shot idea. He'd noticed in Kurt's live tweeting from SDNY another UN connection. In the dock down there was a freak show sex cultist named Larry Ray.

  Long had followed the case mostly to see how the Federal Defenders would try to defend the indefensible, and relatedly how they or the taxpayers could afford to put five lawyers on this case when other defendants had far fewer.

  But Kurt had noted that Larry Ray, as if in a previous life, had set up a meeting for Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the USSR, with Bernie Kerik's drivee, Rudy Giuliani. How could that be?

  Long did a little research, in his still cold office looking out from above the Ali Baba fruit stand at Chatham Square. Ray had somehow gotten to know Gorby's interpreter, a guy named Pavel Palazhchenko (who sounded to Long's untrained ear to be Ukrainian). And through that, when Gorbachev came to New York City on December 18, 1997, Ray had been the middleman to set up his meeting with Giuliani.

   WTF, Long said out loud. He knew that Kurt was only a block away, in the SDNY Press Room live tweeting the trial of US v. Larry Ray, something about a Dominican kid from The Bronx named Santos Rosario who had been taken in by Ray to the extent that, according to Kurt's live tweets, he had slapped himself in the face repeatedly to try to get his also brainwashed sister to stop talking. On video no less.

   When the Ray trial day was over, and Kurt had uploaded a two minute podcast that Long listened to, recognizing the echo of the fire stairs where Kurt recorded them, Long texted him to come over to Ali Baba. As usual Kurt replied Yes but did not arrive right away.

  When he did, it was with a clam shell container of Number Two cabbage and pork from Tasty Dumpling. "Have one," Kurt said. Long did, adding a bit of the chili sauce they called The Baby that both he and Kurt liked, and that they still hadn't run out of in the store on Catherine Street.

   "How much do you know about when Gorbachev visited the UN?" Long asked, still chewing.

   "It was a big speech at the time," Kurt said. "It was in '88, just before the total bust up on the Soviet Union. The headline was that Gorbachev was going to massively reduce the USSR's military spending, and let the satellite countries of Eastern Europe get away."

   "Like Ukraine," Long said.

  Kurt nodded. "I see where you're going with this," he said. Although he didn't. #TheWeaselsOfWallStreet

  More on Patreon here - including testimony

 Kurt had first heard of Jho Low while still in the UN, before he was thrown out. Jho Low appeared at a UN press conference in front of the ubiquitous and now defiled logo. #TheWeaselOfWallStreet, 1st in a new series

Inner City Press is also covering US v. Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan, the self-rapped Crocodile of Wall Street, a story here, song here


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