[Marxism] Alleged Heroin Kingpin Helped Russia Win Olympics for Sochi

Allen Ruff alruff at tds.net
Fri Jan 31 13:05:15 MST 2014

"...Russia won the right to host the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, 
beating out Austria and South Korea, with the help of a mysterious 
Russian businessman, Gafur Rakhimov, who U.S. authorities describe as a 
top organized crime boss and heroin kingpin currently under criminal 
indictment in Uzbekistan.

"He is one of the four or five most important people in the heroin trade 
in the world," Craig Murray, a former British ambassador to Uzbekistan, 
told ABC News for a report to be broadcast tonight on "World News With 
Diane Sawyer".

"He's absolutely a very major and dangerous gangster," Murray said...."

Give a listen to the TV segment...

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