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Thu Jul 13, 2017, 12:34 PM

Okay, this is really weird. Nov. 2016 Facebook posts from Putin parliamentary ally Konstantin Rykov.

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Here's his wiki:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konstantin_Rykov

Not only is he a Russian politician and ally to Putin, but he also deals heavily in internet product. Hmm.

And here's his posts, with an admittedly awful Google Translate version, but you can get the gist:
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Part One: https://www.facebook.com/konstantin.rykov/posts/10210621124674610
Part Two: https://www.facebook.com/konstantin.rykov/posts/10210643558675446

It's time for great stories. I'm going to tell you about that, as Donald and I have decided to liberate America and make it great again. It took US 4 YEARS AND 2 more days.

It began at night from 6 TO 7 November 2012

It was the night of the presidential election. Sparring between Obama and Republican Romney. I was madly tweeting from Twitter, and I was entertaining myself with a live video and commented on the results.

It's no secret that I've always been sympathizer the Republicans (except Mccain) and drowning against the Democratic State Department. Professor Майкл Makfol this story is well remembered and to his role in it we'll be back.

Now! For all normal people then it was obvious that if Barack Obama had been re-elected for a second term, it would be a disaster for the world.

At that time, we were perfectly aware that the arab spring would not end and Ukraine, sanctions, Syria and so on. Obama's victory will be destructive to Russia, but also to the world.

Unfortunately, Romney was unable to take the victory of the dastardly liberals back then, and at 8:20 this morning acknowledged defeat. He's just a politician. Nothing personal.

To say that I was really worried.. that means nothing. I was furious. He wrote angry tweets and sent curses.

The only person on the entire network who fought to the end didn't want to accept and accept the results, was Donald Fredovich.

He lifted his plane to the sky and flew between New York and DC, calling the world through his twitter to start a march on Washington!

Without a second, I wrote to him a replay that sounded in Russian like, " I'm ready. What do you have to do?"

But.. There was no response from trump.

I admit to being honest, I thought Donald was off topic. I was even more upset and decided to go to bed.

I couldn't sleep. Lying. I looked at the ceiling and I had the terrifying images of the future. Wars. Global terrorism. Coups D ' état.

All of a sudden! There was a thin alert in DM.

I opened my Ipad and I didn't believe my eyes.

It was a message from Donald Trump. A Picture. In the picture, he was sitting in his jet chair, smiling and showing me the thumb of his right hand.

To be continued...

______________


Part two.

What was our idea with Donald Trump?

In four years and two days.. It was necessary to get into the brain and capture all possible means of mass perception of reality. To Win Donald in the election of the president of the United States. After that, a political alliance between the United States, France, Russia (and other states) and a new world order will be established.

Four years and two days is a very big time and a very small one. Our idea was crazy, but feasible.

In order for this to be clear, all possible forms of modern man must have been ".

Donald has decided to invite the special science department at Cambridge University.

British scientists from Cambridge Analytica offered to make out of 5 thousand existing human psikhotipov - a "perfect image" of a possible supporter of trump. Then.. put this image back on all psikhotipy and thus find the universal key to each and every one.

The development ended up cost $ 5 million. But! He got his hands on a secret super weapon.

Who's doing a p.r. ad.. will know what that means.

Remember how much money Clinton and "their supporters" spent on a campaign around the world? 5 times more than trump.

But who put 5 times Hillary in the network and became president? Donald Trump too.

It was further to upload these data into information flows and social networks. And we started looking for someone who could do better than others.

At the very beginning of Braves and romantic there was not much. Couple hacker factions, civil journalists from wikileaks and political strategist Михаил Kovalev.

The next step was to develop a system for the transfer of tasks and information so that no gebukha and nsa could burn it.

How can even people do not speak the language of each other, could exchange information quickly, understand each other with wise, feel trends and influence their development?

This system has been programmed for about a year. Another year went for tests and refinement. In the end. In a year with little, we set up "Mediafilʹtr" to everyone who was able to pull up our plot and on August 18, 2015 opened the trump-2016. Portal.

August 19 In 9:00 I received a message from Vladimir Volfovich.

To be continued...

_____________________________________________________________

Unfortunately I can't find Part 3.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 12:38 PM

1. Ho-Lee Shit.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 12:40 PM

2. WTF is this??

A written confession? Maybe there's no part 3 because Putin got him a one way ticket to paradise??

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 12:42 PM

3. Is this real? Every mainstream media outlet should be reporting on this wtf.

He just admits to russian bots and colluding with Donald to get him elected.

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Response to SweetieD (Reply #3)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 01:05 PM

6. It was posted in November 2016, so it's as real as Facebook wants me to believe it is.

Whether this guy is full of shit and writing fan fic is another matter. But this is the guy's real account, so take it for what its worth.

I'm guessing folks at Langley probably have already been appraised of this and either took stock of it or rejected it, but this is something that is fairly obscure to the general American public.

I just stumbled upon it because I was doing some private research into the Gary Forbes guy.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #6)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 10:55 PM

60. I'm just gobsmacked -- please send all this to

the FBI - Mueller's group. I wouldn't necessarily trust just any ole FBI folks to get it there, so I don't know how to suggest doing it. Maybe calling Swallwell's or Schiff's office and asking to speak to an aide working on these things and get advice that way. Send it to them too, of course, if they're interested. But I'm thinking the FBI is the main place the information would have a chance of being used. The Congressional committees are limited in scope and also have those Republican overlords.

I made screenshots, btw.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 12:44 PM

5. This is jaw dropping - it can't be real?!

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Response to Shaddox (Reply #5)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 07:38 PM

55. It's an authentic Facebook posting and that's as much as I know. Nt

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 01:11 PM

7. How did you find this?

Is there a way to get this to the media?

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Response to LeftInTX (Reply #7)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 01:19 PM

9. I've been long curious about the "Gary Forbes" guy who was a big social media booster of Trump.

So I was just doing some more internet sleuthing and someone else on Twitter who was aware of "Forbes" aka Gary Pasquariello noted that one of the main followers on his account was a Russian billionaire named Artem Kylushin, who in turn was being followed on Facebook by Konstantin Rykov.

So I checked out Rkyov's Facebook page, noted he was a huge supporter of Marine La Pen, so I went to his postings in November 2016 as to what his position on Trump was. And these postings are what I found there.

FWIW, he also posted video of a Russian Election Day party for Trump:

&feature=youtu.be

It's mostly in Russian without subtitles, but there is an American interviewed who talks about how Trump is great because of God, yada yada.

I dont' know. Maybe someone can send this to Rachel Maddow's staff and they can analyze it for whatever it's worth.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #9)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 01:36 PM

14. Did you click on the IG photo link?

He did post it in 2012. So even back then he was eyeing trump. I think his story is real that Trump dm'ed him that picture after Romney lost. I can't translate the caption for some reason on that ig post. so I'm not sure what it says.

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Response to SweetieD (Reply #14)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 02:50 PM

20. This is Rykov's tweet from November 6, 2012




" Romney uncovered. Congratulated Obama. I wonder what Trump will say? "

Someone downthread linked to Trump's twitter account but that's as far as I know.

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Response to LeftInTX (Reply #7)

Fri Jul 14, 2017, 04:10 AM

68. You keep an eye on Russian psyops long enough...

...you find a lot.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 01:12 PM

8. How in the world did you find this?

Pretty damned interesting if its genuine.

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Response to KPN (Reply #8)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 01:22 PM

10. Like I said, I stumbled upon it serendipidously looking for some other stuff.

Whether it's genuine facts or just some creative fan fic, I have no clue.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 01:23 PM

11. Deep Doo Doo: the republican Draft-Dodger-in-Chief

long has the KGOP plotted this darkside overthrow of America.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 01:34 PM

12. Wow.

Oh bòzhe mòi! That's a very smoky gun.

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Response to The_jackalope (Reply #12)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 08:38 PM

57. Good stuff. Nt

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 01:35 PM

13. Russian newspaper column written by Rykov dated August 19, 2015:

Russian original:
https://vz.ru/columns/2015/8/19/762057.html

Translated:
https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=ru&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=https%3A%2F%2Fvz.ru%2Fcolumns%2F2015%2F8%2F19%2F762057.html&edit-text=

One of these days a big and extended "VaAau!" Echoed across the world press and the blogosphere.


"Trump is a man of business"

The pre-election ratings of one of the presidential candidates from the Republican Party, the famous billionaire and showman Donald Trump soared so sharply and highly that virtually all other candidates from the aforementioned party lost any hope of further participation in the pre-election primaries.

In just a month Trump managed not only to become an absolute leader among Republican candidates, but also to hell to break the stereotype of the uncontested election victory Hillary Clinton.

No matter how hard the liberal propagandists tried, how much mud they poured out, what only labels they did not hang, everything was in vain.


Trump is a racist. Trump is a bastard. Trump hates women. Trump is a dummy puppet. Trump is being promoted. Trump is eating people. All this, in the final analysis, had the opposite effect. The American voter saw in the shocking candidate something special, interesting and lively.

It is only in Hollywood films and the imagination of the "Russian intelligentsia" that the States appear to be a beautiful cloudless country where people live without knowing the problems and troubles, eat jamon for breakfast, lunch and dinner and are unceasingly rejoicing over the victorious love and tolerance.

In fact, the modern US has a lot of problems, like any other state.

Low employment of the population, colossal crime rate, racial problems, illegal emigration, social inequality, low level of mass education and medicine, a huge economic debt and so on ...

Donald Trump is not afraid to talk about all this and is not shy in epithets and expressions. While most US politicians criticize the insidious tyrant Putin and talk about Ukraine's democratization, Trump cuts the truth about the womb that really worries people.

In my opinion, this is the first thing that bribes Americans in it the most. But quality populism is not enough. There are other aspects that greatly differentiate him from other candidates.


Trump is fabulously rich and can afford not to grovel before financial corporations and lobbyists, demanding in return for investment the promotion of their own interests. He does not have to walk with his outstretched hand and be humiliated. He is independent and able to pay for the election campaign on his own.
Another major advantage is the success story. Trump is a man of business. He has hundreds of real projects in various fields. Construction, real estate, media, literature, sports, show business. He is the embodiment of that same American dream. A fanatical workaholic who achieved everything with his work, energy and ideas. About such a person you can talk about anything, but it's impossible not to respect him.

I have already mentioned the lack of an alternative in the upcoming US presidential election. For several years the Americans were told that after the African American president, a woman must become the leader of the nation. A sort of religious mantra that was stitched by all the media, from fashion bloggers to Hollywood.

And, of course, who, if not Hillary Clinton, should become this very woman. Only there is one "but"! Hillary long ago ceased to be an unhappy first lady - an offended woman and turned to a majority of Americans (this is not what I thought up, these are opinion polls) in the infamous grandmother, scandal-monger, embezzler and lamerch sending secret state documents through free mail services.

60% of Americans (in some states, this percentage is much higher) categorically do not want to see Clinton as president. Remove at least a hundred more TV series "A Good Wife" or "House of Cards". Do not want to - that's all.

That's why Donald Trump is perceived by many as an alternative to the pre-election scenario that the ruling bureaucracy imposed on American society.

Trump breaks the existing political trends and creates new ones. Instead of confrontation with Russia, offers friendship. Instead of geopolitical terrorism, he wants to deal with domestic political problems.

The philosophy of his campaign was the motto "Let's make America great again". He perfectly understands that the existing political strategy is outdated and requires not even major repairs, but radical restructuring.

It will certainly be very difficult for Donald Trump to win in the upcoming presidential race, but it is already clear that his participation will be one of the most fascinating and spectacular election shows in American history.

PS If you are curious to observe the development of the phenomenon of Donald Trump in real time, I recommend the newly opened new information project "Trump-2016" .

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 01:54 PM

15. Again, I have no way to vouch for what this guy's deal is at all. But more from his Facebook:

His post from Election Day, November 8, 2016.

This could all be some sort of diversion (because it seems so brazen and open) but damn is it fascinating:
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https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10210577842472582&set=a.10207530829139153.1073741829.1542170876&type=3&theater


Now! Tonight. In a secret place. There will be a meeting of the friends of big Donald and those who work professionally for the American election. Event Format:

Leading Marathon: Максим Shevchenko

From 00:00 till 00:00 am.. a general gathering and a bit of a treats. You can look at a huge metre. No one's seen him alive yet. Even myself.

Plus Alexander Kabakov will talk about his brilliant development of findface and anyone who wants to know who he is more like.. Hillary or trump.

At 50 a.m. and up to about two.. Presentation of the book Кирилл Benediktov " Black Swan ". Publishing book world " courtesy of 50 free copies. So most people want to get a political biography of Donald Trump as a gift.

From a.m. to about three.. We plan to open a public debate between reporters and journalists.. to discuss the most vivid stages of the campaign in the states and the options for future development.

At three o'clock in the morning.. Turn live from Donald Trump's headquarters and bring the plasma to plasma, CNN, RT and start marafonitʹ. I mean.. to keep an eye on the main intrigue.. the polls for the states.

The secret place will work until 11 a.m. The final results will be announced (most likely) around 8-9 a.m. in Moscow.

Media Outlets for the moment: Lifenews, Moscow times, BBC, ard1, Russia today, NTV, TVC, AP, Constantinople, 60 seconds, sign, ribbon. Roux, look, yay. Roux and many others.

Gentlemen journalists and mediyshchiki! A secret place will be the only point of this night where leading experts, politicians and trampliyery will gather.

This is a unique opportunity for your publications to receive the most recent (relevant) comments and evaluations. Keep that in mind.

For those who care more than a campaign show! Yes.. Buffet. It will be possible to order food. It's all set.

As soon as I post this post, I will send all the guests of the marathon (who has not yet been told on the phone) the address of "

Please don't tell anyone that address. And when you're asked, and what about the meeting.. tell me you don't know anything.

And important! Organizer of the meeting portal http://www.trump2016.ru not rykov. It's also important for conspiracy. ' cause I'm gonna have to pee on my ass.

I'll see you tonight.

P.S. If you have any familiar Americans, you must bring them with you. One of the tv channels very much asks us to interview us citizens who live

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 01:57 PM

16. please keep looking for part 3

k&r

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Response to dweller (Reply #16)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 02:29 PM

18. Thanks.

He sort of left us hanging.

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Response to dweller (Reply #16)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:12 PM

29. Is his fb page open to google searches?

I shut mine off loooong ago but if his is public, maybe archive.org or google have it?

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Response to Roland99 (Reply #29)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:18 PM

30. I tried archive.org but they don't allow searching of Facebook pages. nt

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 02:09 PM

17. Send everything you have to Rachel@msnbc.com

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Response to FailureToCommunicate (Reply #23)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:04 PM

26. Thanks. nt

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Response to triron (Reply #17)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 05:09 PM

53. Yeah, Rachel will determine its authenticity

and maybe even find Part 3.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 02:32 PM

19. Kick.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 02:54 PM

21. so you found this on your own and not through the media?

Maybe Rachel needs you on her staff!

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Response to renate (Reply #21)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 02:57 PM

22. I honestly just stumbled across it. Had no idea who this was until today.

I still don't know his deal or how involved, if at all, he was as he claims to have been.

Like I said, I'm guessing the intel agencies have probably all been through this and it's either evidence right now, or not.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #22)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:00 PM

24. well, that could be

But I'll echo the other suggestions to send it to Rachel's show. Don't be humble! Let them figure out whether it's newsworthy... they have resources we don't.

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Response to renate (Reply #24)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:03 PM

25. I will.

Perhaps some others might look into it as well.

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Response to renate (Reply #24)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 04:21 AM

77. Done (nt)

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:06 PM

27. K/R

As much visibility as possible, please, until we've got better info about this.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:09 PM

28. Story about Rykov posted on DU in 2011. He's a lovely little lapdog for Putin.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:23 PM

31. If this is real ... holy crap ... right at the top, he says 'Donald & I' did this?

i.e. got him elected? Wow ...

Obviously this requires thorough vetting, could very easily be phony & meant to get the media to bite and then get embarrassed (in fact I'm slightly more inclined to believe that is the case vs. that it is real & true), but if eventually found to be legitimate? Wow ...

Another thought I have, if it IS legit and the FBI has had it for awhile, could this be the basis for their interest in Cambridge Analytica a couple months back? Weren't they raided at one point, or at least required to hand over documents or some such? I recall SOME thing happening with the investigation and CA a couple months ago for sure. Maybe this post was used to (help) secure the warrant?

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Response to mr_lebowski (Reply #31)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:29 PM

36. Yup. From Time Magazine

http://time.com/4783932/inside-russia-social-media-war-america/

As they dig into the viralizing of such stories, congressional investigations are probing not just Russia's role but whether Moscow had help from the Trump campaign. Sources familiar with the investigations say they are probing two Trump-linked organizations: Cambridge Analytica, a data-analytics company hired by the campaign that is partly owned by deep-pocketed Trump backer Robert Mercer; and Breitbart News, the right-wing website formerly run by Trump's top political adviser Stephen Bannon.

The congressional investigators are looking at ties between those companies and right-wing web personalities based in Eastern Europe who the U.S. believes are Russian fronts, a source familiar with the investigations tells TIME. "Nobody can prove it yet," the source says. In March, McClatchy newspapers reported that FBI counterintelligence investigators were probing whether far-right sites like Breitbart News and Infowars had coordinated with Russian botnets to blitz social media with anti-Clinton stories, mixing fact and fiction when Trump was doing poorly in the campaign.

There are plenty of people who are skeptical of such a conspiracy, if one existed. Cambridge Analytica touts its ability to use algorithms to microtarget voters, but veteran political operatives have found them ineffective political influencers. Ted Cruz first used their methods during the primary, and his staff ended up concluding they had wasted their money. Mercer, Bannon, Breitbart News and the White House did not answer questions about the congressional probes. A spokesperson for Cambridge Analytica says the company has no ties to Russia or individuals acting as fronts for Moscow and that it is unaware of the probe.
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And Kushner admitted they used CA:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevenbertoni/2017/05/26/jared-kushner-in-his-own-words-on-the-trump-data-operation-the-fbi-is-reportedly-probing/#1fca50dda90f

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #36)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 08:37 AM

82. Oh my God. Makes you want to puke. n/t

 

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:24 PM

32. This is from the Washington Examiner in October 2015, so take it for what it's worth, but still:

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/putin-loves-donald-trump/article/2574339

Putin loves Donald Trump

by David M. Drucker | Oct 17, 2015, 12:01 AM

Rykov is a media entrepreneur who has worked in Russian media and launched technology firms that are connected to the Kremlin. He has been closely associated with the Russian government under Putin and ex-president Dmitry Medvedev, and served briefly in Russia's parliament. Although his social media activities aren't strictly Kremlin-related, sources say he doesn't contradict Putin, and his online commentary on international politics serve as a reliable indicator of the Russian president's opinions and preferences.

Rykov has created a series of websites, similar to Trump2016.ru, or used his Twitter page to post opinions on international politics. He often promotes rightwing political figures; for instance, he has previous promoted the National Front, a French nationalist political party, and its leaders, Jean-Marie Le Pen, and his daughter, Marine Le Pen. Rykov also uses events to draw favorable comparisons to Kremlin policy, such as likening Scotland's independence movement to Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.

The international political figures that Rykov plays up, said the source, "tend to express views that are more friendly to the Kremlin," at least as far as Moscow is concerned. These figures also tend to be "supportive of engagement" with Russia, if not outright apologists for what others describe as Putin's aggressive foreign policy and repressive measures at home.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:25 PM

33. Wow. What made you think to run it though Google translate?

Have you considered sending this to Rep. Eric Swalwell's tip site, "Connect the Dots"? He's asking people to send stuff like this in.

https://swalwell.house.gov/russia

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Response to pnwmom (Reply #33)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:32 PM

37. I actually used the Facebook translation link. (Is that Google Translate? I dunno.)

Weird that this guy would be so brazen, so I'm not sold on anything yet other than this is what this guy wrote.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #37)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:36 PM

41. I just found this.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/donald-trump-inauguration-vladimir-putin-all-night-party-celebrate-washington-will-be-ours-russian-a7537901.html

Donald Trump inauguration: Vladimir Putin supporters hold all-night party and joke 'Washington will be ours'



One of the organisers, Konstantin Rykov, who has served as a Russian MP affiliated to Putin’s United Russia Party and has also been described as a “Kremlin web propagandist”, invited his facebook followers to the event with the comment: “See you in the evening. Washington will be ours.”

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Response to pnwmom (Reply #33)

Fri Jul 14, 2017, 11:39 AM

72. Swallwell has been excellent, BTW.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:27 PM

34. I just tweeted this link

Tagging Rachel, Olberman, O'Donnell and other journalists. Idk how real this is? Why would he just air everything out like this?

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Response to Sabrinao (Reply #34)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 09:53 PM

58. Thanks. Nt

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Response to Sabrinao (Reply #34)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 08:49 AM

84. Hind sight is 20/20

 

Back then, Donald Trump was a joke, but if you have Russian state actors on your side then you can pull a rabbit out of the hat.

I'm getting angrier by the minute!

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:29 PM

35. What a glorious "accident", Tommy! Did you get a photo of your face as you were reading

this for the first time??? WOW!!

Now I do somewhat agree that this stuff is too brazen, too "obvious" to be true, but you know, a whole lot of these bad actors-traitors-mobsters etc. are sloppy-arrogant-carefree idiots, so who knows??

I am thrilled for you, Tommy - oh, what amazing info your sleuthing has produced! Congrats and do please send it around!!

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Response to Leghorn21 (Reply #35)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:35 PM

40. It was definitely a "Wait, what?" type of moment. nt

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #40)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 04:02 PM

46. I messed up, should have used this smilie, too!

dis you:


Kudos, Tommy, and sincere thanks for all the work you're doing!

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:33 PM

38. The Independent mentions his FB page.

Supporters of Vladimir Putin are holding an all-night party in Moscow to celebrate

the inauguration of Donald Trump.


One of the organisers, Konstantin Rykov, who has served as a Russian MP affiliated to Putin’s United Russia Party and has also been described as a “Kremlin web propagandist”, invited his facebook followers to the event with the comment: “See you in the evening. Washington will be ours.”

Russian nationalists attending the party will also be treated to a “presentation of the political concept of Triptych” by an art group which has created flattering portraits of Putin, Trump and Marine Le Pen, the hard-right French Front National leader.

Rykov wrote on his facebook page: “I beg you all to try to get to [the venue] no later than 19:30 [Moscow time]. Otherwise, you'll miss the most important point "presidential oath", as well as sparklers, party poppers and champagne.”

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/donald-trump-inauguration-vladimir-putin-all-night-party-celebrate-washington-will-be-ours-russian-a7537901.html

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Response to octoberlib (Reply #38)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:35 PM

39. Intel has to be looking into this guy. No doubt.

Whatever the facts are, what he writes seems to jive with what we've heard through things like the Steele Dossier.

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Response to octoberlib (Reply #38)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 07:55 PM

56. republicans refuse to lift a finger to defend America

the freaking republicans are letting russia have its way with what we formerly knew as American democracy.

Shameful republican betrayal of American patriotism.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:50 PM

42. Wow

Intetesting...

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:56 PM

43. Background pictures in video

Those background paintings of Trump Putin and Lapen look like the ones in the Goldstone meeting.

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Response to OBrien (Reply #43)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 08:01 AM

80. Is he still alive? Maybe Part 3 not able to be written.

 

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Response to nikibatts (Reply #80)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 10:26 AM

86. He's still doing his thing on Facebook

So presumably yes.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:57 PM

44. One way or the other I'm calling him Donald Fredovich for the rest of my life.

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Response to nolabear (Reply #44)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 03:59 PM

45. I don't know if that was a translation glitch or what.

But it fits.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 04:11 PM

47. About the 2012 Trump picture // Fredovich // gebukha

Using Google image search, I couldn't find sources where that pic was posted before Rykov posted it (I'm not very good at google image search). However, I found quite a few places where it was posted without the instagram filter/effect, i.e. in better quality. I assume that means Konstantin Rykov got that pic from somewhere else before he posted it on Instagram and Trump did NOT DM that pic to him. I wonder what the original source for the pic is? I suspected it was from Ivanka's Twitter feed, but I couldn't find it.

So I tend to think this was "just trolling", but maybe there's more to it and he just made that 2012 pic up to improve his story...

Also, Google Translate is better in some parts of the post.

I wondered about these and figured it probably means...
Donald Fredovich = Donald Trump (the Russian words he uses for Fredovich and Trump are actually different, I compared them)
gebukha = intelligence service

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Response to Ezior (Reply #47)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 04:59 PM

50. He didn't just make up the 2012 picture though. It is time stamped on his instagram

as being posted on November 6 2012, the day of the election. You can delete old Instagram posts but you can't edit the pictures of old posts (i.e. reupload another picture).

He could've gotten the 2012 pic from another source, but you are presuming then, that he had been concocting this story for 4 years about Trump giving him a thumbs up.


I remember a story months ago that Trump actually replied back to several russian accounts on twitter years ago, before he announced his candidacy. I didn't think much of it then. But people found that it was weird he was interacting with these random russian followers. Tweets were all about him running for president.

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Response to SweetieD (Reply #50)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 05:08 PM

52. Yeah, it's possible that Trump didn't actually send him that picture.

But it's very odd that he would post it on his Instagram on election night 2012 for no particular reason.

In other words, it raises more questions than it answers.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #52)

Fri Jul 14, 2017, 02:05 AM

65. Original source for the Trump pic found!

Yeah, it is really odd. But he is apparently making shit up.

I finally found the pic source, Melania tweeted it:

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Response to Ezior (Reply #65)

Fri Jul 14, 2017, 10:00 AM

71. Yeah, the Trump pic story seemed a bit fantastic, but the contemperousness of Rykov's actions...

....still stink to high heavens.

Rykov could likely have just copped the picture from Melania's account. I suppose it's also *possible* that it was a picture in Trump's phone and perhaps Trump went around on Election Night 2012 DMing it to followers he thought sufficiently praised him and feed his ego. It's a weird thing to do on Twitter, but then again Trump has done all sorts of weird things on Twitter (and they were even weirder back in 2012 than they are now, believe it or not).

In the end, it's a side issue to the bigger Rykov picture. Clearly, Donald Trump was very on Rykov's mind back on Election Night 2012, back when most people had long discarded him for months after teasing a 2012 run. So why?

When looking at Rykov, I think we should focus only on the things we actually know about him, putting aside more speculative matters. So this is what we *know*:

1. He had been a member of the Duma under Putin's United Russia party and continued to be a strong supporter of Putin even after he left the legislature.
2. He's an IT expert
3. He's a known specialist in "online political communications"*
4. He was at one point a business partner with Egor Lavrov (no apparent relation to the Russian FM), who did online PR to the benefit of the successful campaign Leonel Fernandez for President of the Dominican Republic
5. On Election Night 2012, he sent out a picture of Donald Trump on his Instagram account
6. In August 2015, he launched a Russian site supporting Donald Trump, trump2016.ru
7. He advertised the August 2015 launching of the Trump website in Russian newspapers where he solicited other Russians to join his "information project"
8. He organized an election night party for Russian supporters of Trump, complete with side-by-side pictures of Trump, Putin and Marie La Pen
9. His November 12/14, 2016 Facebook "confession", whether to be believed or not, references the Trump campaign's use of the Cambridge Analytica tool for targeting voters before that fact was widely known to the general public
10. His November 12/14 2016 Facebook "confession", whether to be believed or not, closely mirrors the Steele Dossier's account of how Russia engaged in a consorted campaign to influence US voters over social media. This was before the Steele Dossier was public knowledge.

This is enough to raise more than a few eyebrows. The thing is, if you Google this guy, there's enough breadcrumbs you can find about him that give an insight into his reputation and what he might have been doing with Trump while it happened.

Even chessmaster Gary Kasparov attempted to warn us about Rykov's efforts back in January 2016:






*See excerpt from the book "Digital Russia"--https://books.google.com/books?id=0478AgAAQBAJ&pg=PT83&lpg=PT83&dq=konstantin+rykov+jason+foris&source=bl&ots=WM3ydhKNIK&sig=vZezydTdWN69EVpL3QcyUFJThmU&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjjmcjL8IjVAhUIJiYKHZ0lDMcQ6AEILTAC#v=onepage&q=konstantin%20rykov%20jason%20foris&f=false

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 04:22 PM

48. Be sure and do screen caps ASAP, before it disappears

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Response to emulatorloo (Reply #48)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 04:49 PM

49. Good point. nt

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 05:08 PM

51. Nice detective work

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Response to Not Ruth (Reply #51)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 06:12 PM

54. Thanks. nt

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 10:40 PM

59. Whaaa? Weird indeed.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 11:33 PM

61. did you look around on his page for other posts?

I did, and his 2016 posts stop in late October , no November posts...
found this one from Lat October and translated it thru FB
ok it won't let me copy the text 😑
here's the link, maybe the translation will hold, otherwise use translation option
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10210468397096516&id=1542170876

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Response to dweller (Reply #61)

Fri Jul 14, 2017, 12:33 AM

63. What the holy hell?

I'd almost say that this is just some deep trolling but it was happening in real time.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #63)

Fri Jul 14, 2017, 01:53 AM

64. that whole FB member's page

needs to be rendered by those who are able to read without translations and report in English what the responses to his post are about ...

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Response to dweller (Reply #64)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 03:08 AM

75. kick

I keep coming back to this post to see if others are looking at this guys site to find more info... I looked about and found some more info, had to run it thru translater first... but there's more there... I get a bit paranoid spending to much time there 😳
oh well kick for more eyes looking at connections
✌🏼️

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Response to dweller (Reply #61)

Fri Jul 14, 2017, 09:01 AM

70. Here's the translation, BTW....

Friends, comrades, colleagues! I plan to commit a great provocation to the kgb of all time and people. But! Without your help, it won't work.

It takes very fast.. to the second.. Maximum third of November.. to assemble a team of real friends of trump. Those who really support Donald and are ready on 8 November to invest a few hours of their lives in the project of its global support.

In order for the liberals and vedʹmozombi to be able to harm us, everything will be kept secret until the project starts.

Looking forward to participating in the plot of Кирилл Benediktov, Холмогоров Yegor, Dmitry Drobnitskiy, Евгений Gordeyev, Михаил Kovalev, Мария Katasonova, Алексей Maslov, Aram Gabrelyanov, Пётр Akopov, Дмитрий Shutov , Alexey Gontov, Герман Klimenko, Дмитрий Sidorov, Дмитрий Sokolovskiy, Коля Lebedev, Юрий Gusakov, Елена Sharoykina, Владимир Kudashov, Илиас Merkuri, Антон Коробков-Землянский , Игорь Korotchenko, Kirill Romashov, Майкл Makfol, Сергей Pimenov, Magdalena Crowley, Максим Shevchenko, Александр Dugin, Павел Svyatenkov, Alexey Gintovt, Юрий Burnosov .. and all the others who.. I think, are partial to the election of the president of the United States.

What to do? Please unsubscribe in kamentakh or pm - ok or I'm ready / ready.

And tomorrow night, I'll send you an invitation to a private chat room where I can tell my cunning plan.

We have a real opportunity to change the world and it would be stupid.. this opportunity not to take advantage.

Come on, let's make America great again!
_______________________________________________________________________________________________

This guy is either:

A) Does not give a shit and has big brazen balls
B) A huge bullshitter
or
C) Incredibly stupid


Normally Occam's Razor helps steer me in these types of situations, but for the life of me I'm torn which of these three choices is the correct one.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #70)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 09:45 AM

85. Really. It seems

impossible to decide of the three. Did he just never think anyone ever would notice? Why didn't he delete that after the election? Definitely brazen. And incredibly stupid...2 out of 3 BUT

This is so outside that it seems it has to be made up. But then we are living in a moving coup so you just can't make this stuff up.

This is something so big if it's real, you must be shaking!

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Thu Jul 13, 2017, 11:42 PM

62. This is incredible.

Amazing find, Tommy.

Please definitely do send it to Rachel.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Fri Jul 14, 2017, 02:11 AM

66. OMG!

No freaking way! They are so going down. I cannot wait.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Fri Jul 14, 2017, 02:55 AM

67. Great find--I believe they have plotting this coup for years.

Trump teased America with running for President several times...

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Fri Jul 14, 2017, 07:20 AM

69. Just... Wow! I hope this is for real. It looks to be real!

Incredible find! I've bookmarked this thread so I can come back and study it in more detail in daylight hours. Thanks for sharing this with us.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Fri Jul 14, 2017, 10:45 PM

73. Kick

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Fri Jul 14, 2017, 10:48 PM

74. This is good stuff!

It reminds me of reading this sight back in the day.

Well done, and good find!!

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 03:50 AM

76. Found some old stuff on him

http://www.zdnet.com/article/putin-allies-building-a-pro-kremlin-network-of-blogs-news-sites/

Thanks for finding those posts! I followed some of the shares (which came from people finding your post) and found the above link.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 05:47 AM

78. Screen shotted - please do the same

in case he deletes them, now that they've been noticed. Others please do the same, to show that different copies all match.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 06:48 AM

79. thanks for the OP and to all that continue to dig. K&R

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 08:27 AM

81. VERY IMPORTANT, send this to FBI, MSNBC, etc.

 

Disseminate as wide as possible.

This is the technical aspect to Russia's cyber attack.

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 08:39 AM

83. Validated yet?

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 10:35 AM

87. I don't know if this is real or not

but somebody with the resources to verify should take a look. Mueller's group, certainly. Also Rachel. I hope you follow up on it, Tommy!

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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Original post)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 11:03 AM

88. This is an interesting read! Getting sexual "compromat" should be relatively easy for Putin.

This dark net brothel makes finding sex as easy as hailing an Uber
Patrick Howell O'Neill—
June 24, 2016 at 8:20AM | Last updated Mar 24 at 8:25AM

https://www.dailydot.com/layer8/dosung-dark-net-russian-brothel/

..."Dosug was created by Konstantin Rykov, a 37-year-old Russian internet entrepreneur and politician who, until 2011, served as a legislative deputy in President Vladimir Putin‘s United Russia party and worked in the Duma Committee on Science and High Technologies."
...For Rykov, the site is but one strange line on his résumé among many.

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Response to woodsprite (Reply #88)

Sat Jul 15, 2017, 11:10 AM

89. Sounds like an easy honeypot service for kompromat.

There's all sorts of tidbits about Rykov all over the net. He's been nicknamed "Putin's Trollmaster."

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