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The IOC, the olympic family and the absolutely impeccable reputation of KGB/FSB agents

[caption id="attachment_26158" align="aligncenter" width="500"]vlad-vitaly KGB agents: Vladimir Putin and IOC honorary member Vitaly Smirnov – chair of a new „anti-doping commission“ and architect of the Soviet sports empire  (Photo: President of Russia)[/caption]

There are still astonishing deep links at the heart of the Olympic movement, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the secret services of the Soviet Union (KGB) and Russia (FSB). Even senior IOC members have told me repeatedly: the answers to many thrilling Olympic questions will be found in the Lubyanka archives. Additionally my Russian friends are telling me: it is all in the KGB files.

Will we ever get to know?

Recently we heard a lot about the major role of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) in the state-orchestrated doping scheme. According to Richard McLaren’s stunning report, the FSB agents responsible for the state-sponsored doping conspiracy were called „the magicians“.

Putin in Wien

Wiens Polizeipräsident Mag. Dr. Gerhard Pürstl hat zur Judo-Europameisterschaft an diesem Wochenende nur jenen Menschen Zutritt ins Ferry Dusika Stadion gestattet, die „ihre Kleidung und mitgeführte Behältnisse“ durchsuchen ließen. Im Amts-Österreichisch lautet die Anordnung des Mag. Dr. Pürstl:

[caption id="attachment_28587" align="aligncenter" width="530"]VERORDNUNG der Bundespolizeidirektion Wien vom 21.4.2010 Die Verordnung des Mag. Dr. Pürstl in ihrer ganzen Pracht[/caption]